Obituary for Emma Ruth Bowman Altizer

Emma Ruth Bowman Altizer, age 75 of Dublin passed away Monday, May 20, 2019 at her home.

Born February 17, 1944 in Bluefield, West Virginia she was the daughter of the late Charles Emory Bowman & Anna Mae Laws Bowman. Her son, Frank Anthony Hedge, infant daughter, Valerie Loraine Warden, sisters, Shirley Browning, Louise Roseberry and brother June Bowman also preceded her in death.

She is survived by


Henry Altizer, Jr. & wife, Stacy– Pulaski


Halee Ryan Altizer, Lani Madison Altizer, Brian Anthony Hedge, Christina Hedge

Great Grandchildren

Samuel Anthony Hedge, Keenan Barnette


Freda (Bob) O’Neal – Draper

Barbara (Ralph) Hancock – Pulaski

Linda (Nino) Sylmar – Pulaski


David (Desmond) Bowman – Dublin

Marvin “Tiny” Bowman – Dublin

Graveside funeral services will be held 3:00 PM – Thursday, May 23, 2019 at the Thornspring UMC Cemetery.

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Bower Funeral Homes, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.