Frances Elizabeth Bowden of Ashland, passed away March 29, 2019 at Lakeside Meadows Nursing Home in Osage Beach, she was 99 years old.

Frances Bowden

Frances was born September 3, 1919 in Hartville, Mo., the daughter of Barney and Olive Chapman, Claxton. She married Max Leroy Bowden on June 1, 1941 in Eldon and he preceded her in death. Frances worked for the USDA Office and MFA in the clerical department. She was a member of the Ashland Baptist Church for many years.

Funeral Services will be held at Ashland Baptist Church in Ashland on April 2, 2019 at 2:00 pm with burial following in New Salem Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1:00 to 2:00 pm. Survivors include, her children, Ken (Susan) Bowden of Lake Ozark, Jim (Deb) Bowden of Ashland, John (Rod Green) Bowden of McMinnville, Oregon and Jerry (Kim) Bowden of Lake Ozark, Jean George of Ashland; several grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by two brothers and one sister.

In lieu of flowers Memorial Contributions may be made to the Ashland Baptist Church Building Fund PO Box 82 Ashland, Mo. 65010.

Robinson Funeral Home is in care of the arrangements.