Gladys L. Bowerman

Gladys L. Bowerman, age 87, of Friendsville, passed away Tuesday afternoon, February 1, 2011, at her home. She was a member of Zion Chapel Baptist Church. Gladys was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother who spent most of her life as a homemaker caring for her family and others. She enjoyed growing flowers and caring for her pets. She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Bowerman; son, Richard Bowerman; and sister, Ruby Purkey. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Hoyt and Donna Bowerman; grandson and wife, Jeff and Renee Bowerman; great-grandson, Cody Bowerman; several nieces; and special friend, Julie Hannah. Thanks to Peggy Mann and special thanks to Moe Click and all the caring employees of Extended Family Services. Funeral service will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, February 5, 2011, at Zion Chapel Baptist Church with the interment to follow at the church cemetery, Rev. Jim Malone officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Zion Chapel Baptist Church Building Fund, 3334 Zion Chapel Road, Louisville TN 37777. The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM Friday at Miller Funeral Home, Maryville, (865) 982-6041,