Donna Jeane Neal Bowman, 78, of Abilene, passed away on Thursday, June 6, 2019 in Arlington, Texas.
Visitation will be from 6 - 7 p.m. Sunday, June 9, 2019 at The Hamil Family Funeral Home, 6449 Buffalo Gap Road.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, June 10, 2019 at The Hamil Family Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Stan Allcorn and Dr. Jeff Reid of the Pioneer Drive Baptist Church, officiating. Interment will follow in Elmwood Memorial Park.
Donna was born on May 10, 1941 in Snyder, Texas to the late Ralph and Koy (Holmes) Neal. She graduated from Snyder High School and Hardin-Simmons University. She and Richard Lee Bowman were married on June 5, 1964 in Snyder. He preceded her in death on October 15, 1988. Donna was a schoolteacher for the Abilene Independent School District for 31 years. She was a member of the Pioneer Drive Baptist Church.
Donna was preceded in death by her daughter, Melissa Lynn Couch on February 16, 2015.
Survivors include her granddaughter, Maegan Clark and husband Rocky of Arlington; her grandson, Colton Couch and wife Kayla of Abilene; her great granddaughter, Ashlynn Crosswhite of Arlington; and three sisters, Myrle Gafford, Barbara Gray, and Ralphene Canon all of Snyder.
The family of Donna Bowman wishes to extend our sincere thanks to the loving staff at Heartis Arlington.
The family first began in the funeral business in 1933. The Hamil's legacy, beginning with the Elliott's to John and Jo Ann Hamil and now continuing with Robert and Karla Hamil, is to serve families in their time of need.