Eva Close Sallee Bowman

Eva Sallee Close Bowman, 97 years, 4 month and 26 days of age, died on Sunday, March 11, 2018 at Concordia Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Greenville, Kentucky.

Eva was born on Wednesday, October 13, 1920 in Green County, to the late Emmett and Fannie Sallee.     Also preceding her in death was her husband, Fred Bowman as well as a daughter, Louise Close, a son, William James Close and a great grandson, Jeremy Wilkerson and 4 brothers and one sister. 

She worked for 30 plus years at Fruit of the Loom.    She had made a profession of faith in Christ and had been a member of First United Methodist Church in Campbellsville over 77 years as well as having attended Drakesboro Methodist Church with her daughter when she was able. 

Eva is survived by one daughter, Della Close Goff and husband DuWayne of Drakesboro and one sister, Ada Margaret Daily of Greenville, Indiana.   In addition, surviving are nine grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and eight great great grandchildren.

The funeral service for Eva Sallee Close Bowman will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home with Bro. Neil Salvaterra officiating.   Burial will follow at Brookside Cemetery.

The family request visitation between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. on March 14, 2018, prior to the service at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home.

Expressions of sympathy are requested to be donations to either First United Methodist Church of Campbellsville or Drakesboro United Methodist Church and may be made at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home.