Mary Elizabeth Bowin Tahlequah Daily Press
February 27, 2012
Submitted by: Sabrina Anne Hitchcock
Services for Mary Elizabeth Bowin, 75, of Park Hill were held Saturday, Feb. 25, in the Park Hill Cemetery with Rev. Lloyd Kester officiating.
Arrangements were placed in the care of Green Country Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at tahlequahfuneral.com.
Mary Elizabeth (Cotton) Bowin was born to Francis Daniel Cotton and Mintie Mae (Treat) Cotton in Prue, on Sept. 3, 1936. Mary passed away at her home on Feb. 23, 2012.
Mary's family moved to Coffeyville, Kan., when she was very young. Mary graduated from Field Kindley High School in 1954. She was married to Paul James Rogers from 1956 until 1958. She married Donald Albert Bowin on Dec. 13, 1959. Mary and Don lived in Kansas, Iowa, Florida and Oklahoma during their 52 years of marriage. During the past 20, years they have lived in Park Hill, where they owned Poppa's Pizza and Poppa's Campground.
Mary worked in the restaurant and hotel industry for many years. She also worked as a travel agent and an insurance agent. Mary was a member of Carter Mountain Church. She is survived by her husband Don; their children, Donna, Keith, Donnie, Lisa and Bryan; 10 grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Carter Mountain Church.
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