They were married June 9, 1952 by Judge Hollingsworth Jr. at the old Floyd County Courthouse.
Mrs. Bowman is the former Barbara Studdard. She is celebrating her 77th birthday today. She retired from Integrated Products.
Mr. Bowman retired from Carolina Freight as a driver.
The have one child, Lisa Bowman of Lindale. They have two grandchildren, Todd Williams and April Drew and four great grandchildren, Kevante and Kobie Drew, and Anna Barnett and Nash Williams.
Mr. Bowman is a former pastor of Reynolds Chapel Baptist Church. The couple have always attended church and are currently attending Silver Creek Baptist Church.