Jerry Donald Bowman, 66, of Osceola entered into rest Sunday, June 26, 2011. He was born Feb. 12, 1945 in Osceola, Ark., to Otis and Mildred Bowman. He was a butcher at Food Giant in Osceola and a member of Westside Baptist Church.
He is survived by one son, Donald (Donnie) Bowman (Julie) of Manila; one daughter, Jennifer Hovis (Matt) of Manila; five grandchildren, Chad Bowman, Stephanie Day, Blake Bowman, Caroline Hovis, and Maddie Hovis; one great grandchild, Maggie Hubbard; one sister, Shirley Sammons (Johnny) of Manila; three brothers, Bill Bowman (Fran) of Searcy, Wayne Bowman (Mary Ruth) of Brookhaven, Miss., and Steve Bowman of Leachville.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Peggy Brooks, and two brothers, Charles Bowman and Gary Bowman.
Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, June 28, at Roller-Swift Funeral Home in Osceola. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 29, at Roller-Swift Chapel with Brother Matthew Collier officiating. Burial will follow in Mississippi County Memorial Gardens.
Online guestbook is www.rollerfuneralhomes.com.