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Donnie Carol (Young) Meriwether-Bowman obituary

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Donnie Carol (Young) Meriwether-Bowman obituary

Posted: 1361968008000
Classification: Obituary
Surnames: Meriwether, Young, Bowman, Shurbet
Family and friends will gather to celebrate the life of Donnie Meriwether-Bowman of Lubbock on Friday, March 1, 2013, with visitation beginning at 9:30 a.m. at Rock Creek Church of Christ, South Plains, Texas, followed by services at 11 a.m. with Rance Young officiating. Our beloved mother, grandmother and sister went to be with the Lord on Feb. 25, 2013. Donnie was born on Feb. 23, 1939, to the late R.E. and Ola Mae (Ragan) Young in South Plains, Texas, and graduated from Floydada High School. Donnie married Doug Meriwether on July 3, 1957. She worked as a postal clerk with Doug at the Lockney Post Office. Following Doug's death, Donnie married John Bowman, and they moved back to her childhood home in South Plains. Donnie moved to Lubbock in March of 2012. She was a member of Rock Creek Church of Christ and an avid reader. Along with her parents and both her husbands, Doug Meriwether and John Bowman, Donnie was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Melissa Meriwether; a grandson, Matthew Meriwether; two brothers; and five sisters. Survivors include a son, Monty Meriwether and wife Christy of Lubbock; a granddaughter, Tessa Meriwether of Austin; a sister, Mary Shurbet; and a brother, Travis Young and wife Margie, all of Floydada. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Children's Miracle Network, 602 Indiana Ave., Lubbock, TX 79415. To send your words of encouragement to Donnie's family and view her life tribute, visit

Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on February 27, 2013

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