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Rita Faye McMillon Bowman

March 16, 1940 — December 6, 2023

Claudville, VA

Rita Faye McMillon Bowman

 

Mrs. Rita Faye McMillon Bowman, age 83 of Claudville, VA, passed away Wednesday evening December 6, 2023, at Blue Ridge Therapy Connection of Stuart, VA.  She was born March 16, 1940, in Guilford County to the late John Thomas McMillon and Dorothy Elizabeth Bullington McMillon.  She was a loving mother, grandmother, a fantastic cook, and was a member of Dry Pond Church of Christ in Stuart, VA.  Left to cherish her memory are her daughter and son-in-law, Michelle Renee and Curtis Lanford Busick, Jr.; son and daughter-in-law, Gregory Alan and Shelia Bowman; grandchildren, Ashley “Brooke” Bowman, Mason Tanner Bowman, Cortney Danielle Busick, and Curtis Lanford Busick, III; sister-in-law Joann McMillon; and her special fur baby, Bear.  In addition to her parents, Mrs. Bowman was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years in 2006, Buddy Ray Bowman; a son, Barry Ray Bowman who was just three years old; an infant sister, Annie Mae McMillon; sister, Frances Hamlin; and by three brothers, Clarence Ray McMillon, Rev. John Wayne McMillon, and James Lawrence McMillon.  Funeral services will be held on Saturday December 9, 2023, at 2:00PM at Dry Pond Church of Christ in Stuart, VA with Brothers in Christ, Aaron Blackard and David Lewis officiating.  Burial will follow in the Dry Pond Church of Christ Cemetery.  Grandma will lie in state on Saturday at the church from 1:00 – 2:00PM.  The family would like to say thank you to the staff of Blue Ridge Therapy Connection for all of the love and care shown to Mrs. Bowman during her stay.  Memorial donations may be made to Church of Christ Cemetery Fund, 1918 Old Orchard Loop, Stuart, VA 24171.  Moody Funeral Services in Mount Airy is serving the family.

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Saturday, December 9, 2023

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Saturday, December 9, 2023

Dry Pond Church of Christ

Elastic Plant Road, Stuart, VA 24171

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