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Garrie Elwyn Bowman

SoVaNow.com / November 06, 2017

Garrie Elwyn Bowman, 31, of Union Grove Road, South Boston, died Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017 at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital. He was born May 30, 1986 in Halifax County, a son of Carolyn Womack Harris and Garrie Elwyn Bowman, Sr. and was a member of New Vernon Baptist Church.

Mr. Bowman is survived by his parents, Carolyn Harris of the home and Garrie Bowman Sr. of Clover; his step-father, Robert Harris of the home; three sisters, Shena Bowman Powell of the home, Diamond Bowman and Makayla Bowman, both of South Boston; one brother, Chance Bowman of South Boston, and a host of aunts, uncles, great-aunts, cousins, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A funeral will be held Tuesday, Nov. 7 at 11 a.m. at New Vernon Baptist Church with Rev. John Anthony Elliott officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Public viewing will be Monday from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. at Jeffress Funeral Home.

The family will receive friends at 2008 Union Grove Road, South Boston.

Arrangements by Jeffress Funeral Home.

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