Mary Louise Bowman, 86, of Purdy, passed away on Sunday, March 18, 2012, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield.
She was born on May 30, 1925, to Raymond and Della Smith of Purdy. She was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Doyle Bowman, of Purdy.
Survivors include: one sister, Velma Fly, of Monett; two sons, Larry and Danny Bowman, both of Purdy; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchil-dren.
Funeral services will be held at Arnhart Baptist Church in East Purdy at 10 a.m. on Thursday. Interment will be at Arnhart Cemetery.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Buchanan Funeral Home, Monett.