Hilda Bowerman

Saturday, May 24, 2003

DEXTER, Mo. -- Hilda Delores Bowerman, 75, of Dexter was born Nov. 13, 1927, at Zalma, Mo., the daughter of the late William and Rhoda Sitze Pape. She passed away Thursday, May 22, 2003, at Missouri Southern Health Care in Dexter.

Hilda was a schoolteacher for over 55 years before retiring. She taught school at Zalma and Alton, Mo. Hilda was a wonderful music teacher. Hilda was a member of the Zalma Missionary Baptist Church.

Hilda and Virgil Bowerman were united in marriage on June 26, 1965, at St. Louis, Mo., and he preceded her in death.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Jeannie and Russ Arnold of Doniphan, Mo.; two sisters, Juanita Schrader of Cambry, Ore., and Electra Fish of Advance, Mo.; two grandsons, Brian Arnold and wife Trisha of Adrian, Mo., and Michael Arnold and wife Trisha of Fairdealing, Mo.; one great-grandson, Cody Michael Arnold of Fairdealing.

One brother and one sister also preceded her in death.

Visitation will be from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Monday at Morgan Funeral Home in Advance.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Morgan Funeral Chapel, with the Rev. Dale Fish officiating, assisted by the Revs. Eugene Bowerman and Jim Ford. Interment will be in Cave Springs Cemetery in Alton.