Mt. Vernon Register-News

September 28, 2013

Sharon Bowman

The Register-News

---- — Sharon Faye Bowman, 61, of Mt. Vernon and formerly of Evansville, Ind., died 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, at her daughter’s home in Mt. Vernon.

She was born March 28, 1952, in Evansville, Ind., the daughter of Gilbert, Sr. and Lillian (Stevens) McGraw. She was married to David Bowman of Evansville, Ind.

Sharon was the receiving administrator for Kent Plastics in Evansville, Ind., for 20 years. She loved boating, was a River Rat and was dedicated to her grandchildren who she dearly loved.

She is survived by two children, Jody Bowman of Mt. Vernon and Scott Bowman and wife Jana of Evansville, Ind.; six grandchildren, Sarah Herndon of Mt. Vernon, Madelynn Fuquay of Mt. Vernon, and Trevor, Erik, Ty and Halle Bowman, all of Evansville, Ind.; three brothers, Gilbert R. “Bobby” McGraw, Jr., Gary and Dennis McGraw; three sisters, Carolyn McGraw, Diana Durand and Kay Veselovec; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and three brothers, Ricky, Charles and Daryl McGraw.

A celebration of life service will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday at Browning Funeral Home in Evansville, Ind.

A celebration of life gathering will be held from 4 until the time of service at 6 p.m. Thursday at Browning Funeral Home in Evansville, Ind.

In honor of her wishes, she was cremated and there will be no local services.

For those who wish, memorials may be given to CASA of Jefferson County and will be accepted at the funeral home or mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call 242-3348 or visit for further information and to send condolences.