Sherry Lynn (Young) Bowling, 58, of rural Lancaster, Missouri, passed away at her home on Thursday, April 9, 2020.
The daughter of James Leon and Norma June (Pierson) Young, she was born on October 23, 1961, in Unionville, Missouri. She graduated with a two-year degree from Northeast Missouri State University in Kirksville, Missouri in 1982. She worked for Dr. Rex Lee for many years before traveling with her husband, as a secretary for W & L Construction and more recently Eatherly Constructors in Garden City, Kansas.
She was united in marriage to Paul Douglas Bowling on October 21, 1983, in Lancaster, Missouri by Judge Steve Willcox.
Sherry is survived by her husband, Paul Douglas Bowling of rural Lancaster, Missouri; two step children, Kyle Bowling of Grimes, Iowa, and Laci Tallman and husband, Jeff of Glenwood, Missouri; five grandchildren, Carson, Avery, and Kelsey Tallman all of Glenwood, Missouri, Tanner Gottman of Boone, Iowa, and Zoe Bowling of Grimes, Iowa; Sherry’s father, James Young of Green City, Missouri; one sister, Shelly Eisenmann and husband, Alan, of Green City, Missouri; one brother, Steve Young and wife, Cindy, of Green City, Missouri; mother-in-law, Joyce Reynolds of Lancaster, Missouri; three brothers-in law, Earl Bowling of Centerville, Iowa, Tim Bowling and wife, Denise, of Queen City, Missouri, and Richard Bowling and wife, Phylis, of Lancaster, Missouri; one sister-in-law, Beverly Oliver and husband, Ronnie, of Glenwood, Missouri; numerous nieces and nephews; other family members; and many, many good friends.
Sherry is preceded in death by her mother, Norma Young; father-in-law, H. P. Bowling; sister-in-law, Lois Bowling; and stepfather-in law, Larry Reynolds.
Sherry enjoyed going to NASCAR Races, spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren, and most of all drinking wine with her sister-in-law, Phylis! A Celebration of Life service will be held on Friday, July 31, 2020, at 6:30 p.m. at the Schuyler County Church of Faith in Lancaster, Missouri, with Sonny Smyser, pastor of the church, officiating. A special musical selection of “In Color” will be performed. Honorary pallbearers will be Mike Hurley, Glenn Roberts, A. C. Watts, Kevin Sayre, Carlon Sayre, Richard Hudson, Daryle Bennett, and Chris Dabney. Doors will be opened at 6 p.m. on Friday, July 31, 2020, and the Celebration of Life services will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Schuyler County Church of Faith in Lancaster, Missouri. Memorials have been established for the Schuyler County Cancer Relief Fund. Online condolences may be expressed to the family, by logging on to normanfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of the Norman Funeral Home in Lancaster, Missouri.