MMrs. Verlene Beane Joseph Bowerman, age 87, of Kirksey, Kentucky died Sunday, January 24, 2016 at Heritage Manor Nursing Home in Mayfield, Kentucky.
Mrs. Bowerman was born August 6, 1928 in Lynn Grove, Kentucky, to the late Dempsey and Bessie Bazzell Beane. She retired as a cook from the Calloway County School System, and prior to that, she was a cook at Murray State University food service. She was also a member of the Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Willie Wade Joseph, second husband, Chuck Bowerman, granddaughter, Shannon Joseph, also two sisters, and seven brothers.
Survivors include two daughters, Janice Hays and husband Jim of Murray, Kentucky, also Teresa Cavitt and husband Steve of Farmington, Kentucky; three sons, Jerry Joseph and wife Mary Lou of St. Peters, Missouri, Roger Joseph of Rossville, Tennessee, Barry Joseph and wife Jayde of Lawrenceville, Georgia; one sister, Linda Wilkerson of Murray, Kentucky; brother, Glen Beane and wife Barbara of Wingo, Kentucky; also thirteen grandchildren, twenty eight great grandchildren, and six great great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m., Thursday, January 28, 2016 at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home, Rev. Jathaniel Cavitt and Rev. Jim Edwards will officiate. Burial will follow in the Murray Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m., Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home.
Wednesday, January 27th, 2016 5:00pm - 8:00pm, JH Churchill Funeral Home
Thursday, January 28th, 2016 12:00pm, Bell Memorial Chapel
Murray Memorial Gardens