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Shirley Korn Bowman

July 2, 1924 ~ November 1, 2019 (age 95)

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Shirley Korn Bowman, age 95 of Daleville, passed away November 1, 2019.

Shirley was born in Newark, New Jersey July 2, 1924 and lived at the Jersey Shore teaching second grade in the Toms River School System for many years before moving to Daleville in 1988. She moved to The Glebe in 2016.

Shirley was preceded in death by her husband John in 1997, and her brothers Alfred and Pete. She is survived by her daughters and son-in-law, Nancy Womack of Daleville, and Barbara and Frank Eckley of Bandon, Oregon; two grandchildren, Jeff (Machelle) and Susan; three great-grandchildren, Ashlea, Lauren, and John; brother George Korn (Thomas); sister, Mary Cherry (Tom); and special friend, Virginia Newcomb.

The family would like to thank the wonderful staff and her friends at The Glebe and in the prayer shawl ministry at St. Mark’s United Methodist Church.

Funeral services will be 11:00 am Monday, November 4 at Rader Funeral Home, 630 Roanoke Road Daleville with Rev. Dr. Justin White officiating. Burial will be at Old Dominion Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Sunday, 4-6 pm.

Those wishing to make a contribution, please consider The Glebe Benevolent Fund, 200 The Glebe Boulevard, Daleville, VA 24083 or St. Mark’s United Methodist Church Building Fund, 19 Cedar Ridge Drive, Daleville, VA 24083.

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November 3, 2019

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Rader Funeral Home
630 Roanoke Rd.
Daleville, VA 24083

November 4, 2019

11:00 AM
Rader Funeral Home
630 Roanoke Rd.
Daleville, VA 24083


Old Dominion Memorial Gardens
7271 Cloverdale Road
Roanoke, VA 24019

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