Graveside service for Sylvia Nioma (Shrum) Bowles, age 88, of Nocona were held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 29, 201,9 at the Hardy Cemetery.
Visitation was held from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 28, at Scott Funeral Home in Saint Jo.
Pallbearers were Michael Shrum, Michael Grace, Ronnie Grace, David A. Bowles, David Grace, and Cole Grace. Services were led by Randy Osborne.
Sylvia was born on Feb. 2, 1931, in Hardy to Joseph Henry Shrum and Mary Elizabeth (Branch) Shrum. She married James Edward Bowles in April 1948. Mrs. Bowles passed away on Saturday, May 25, 2019, in Wichita Falls.
Mrs. Bowles is survived by: a daughter, Barbara Grace of Nocona; son David and wife Marianne Bowles of Henrietta; grandchildren, David A. Bowles, Katelyn Bowles, Ronnie Grace, Michael Grace, and Joe Schindler; and five great grandchildren.
Mrs. Bowles is preceded in death by husband, James Bowles; son, Edward Dale Bowles; parents, Joseph and Mary Shrum; and siblings, Otis Shrum, Jack Shrum, James Shrum, Lucille Shrum, Opal Voss, Connie Welch, Levada Noles, and Bertha Jo Montgomery.