WYATT - Haskell Bowman, 83, died at 12:15 a.m. May 7, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.
Born April 19, 1919, at Dardanelle, Ark., son of the late John Carey and Rosa Cossey Bowman, he was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and lived in Wyatt most of his life. He was head machinist in the fitting room for the Brown Shoe Company in Charleston for 37 years and was a member of the Wyatt Baptist Church.
On Aug. 5, 1944, he married Blanche Krauss who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth and Kay Bowman of Bertrand; one daughter and son-in-law, Carol and Mike Gentry of Bertrand ; one brother, Paul Bowman of Lovelace, Ky.; three sisters, Rachel Elam of Houston, Texas, Betty Dunning of Oak Ridge, Tenn., and Margaret Reece of Paducah, Ky.; five grandchildren, Ami Morrison of Bertrand, Robert Bowman of Smyrna, Ga., Lisa Russell of Sikeston and Steven Hodges and Katie Bowman of Bertrand; and two great-grandchildren, Lauren Morrison of Bertrand and Ethan Russell of Sikeston.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Lindell Bowman and John Bowman; and two sisters, Odean Bolen and Naomi Glenn.
Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston, where services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday. The Rev. Dean Wallace, pastor of the Wyatt Baptist Church, and the Rev. Tom Bridges of Bertrand will officiate.
Burial will follow in the IOOF Cemetery near Charleston.