Erica Nichole Bowman


Erica Nichole Bowman, 32, of Vallonia, died at 2:52 a.m., Wednesday, March 18, 2015, at her home.

Born May 9, 1982, in Seymour, she was the daughter of Steven Mark Sterling of Seymour and June Devonne Wayt Sterling of Columbus. On April 20, 2002, she married Shawn Bowman. He lives in Vallonia.

She lived all of her life in Jackson and Jennings counties. She was a homemaker and attended Vallonia Christian Church. She loved to make hemp necklaces, enjoyed anything to do with the Grateful Dead, camping, riding four-wheelers and was described by her husband to be funny and outgoing.

Other survivors include four children, Noah Braiden Ray, Shawn Timothy Bowman II, Johnathon Mark Albert Bowman and Hailey Marie Bowman, all of Vallonia; and a brother, Paul Sterling of Columbus.

The funeral service will be at 1 p.m. today at Johnson Funeral Home in Vallonia with Grady Styles officiating.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service time today at the funeral home.

Burial will be at Cummings Cemetery in Kurtz.

Memorial contributions may be made to the funeral home to help with funeral expenses.

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