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Serving Opelika, Auburn, and Lee County since 1988



Margie G Bowman

October 12, 1928 ~ August 23, 2018 (age 89)

Mrs. Margie G. Bowman, 89, of Opelika passed away Thursday, August 23, 2018 at Bethany House in Auburn.

Mrs. Bowman was born on October 12, 1928 in Tallassee, Alabama to parents, Lula Mae Peters Taunton and William Odice Taunton. She lived in Opelika since 1953 and everyone who came into contact with her knew of her love and respect for children, the elderly and of animals.

Mrs. Bowman was preceded in death by her parents: William Odice and Lula Mae Taunton; brother, Bobbie H. Taunton and his wife, Pamela Garrison Taunton.

She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Walter L. Bowman; and by her adopted family: Gayle, Sharon and Claudia Patton.

Graveside funeral services for Mrs. Margie G. Bowman will be held Monday, August 27, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Garden Hills Cemetery. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service beginning at 10:00 a.m. at Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home. Reverend Mike Newman will be officiating. In Lieu of flowers, the family asks that contributions be made to your church or to your favorite charity.

Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home is directing.

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