Neva Jean Bowman of Brownwood passed away March 6, 2016. A memorial service for Mrs. Bowman will be held at a later date.

Neva was born in Rotan on May 22, 1936, the daughter of Alva and Lucille Lear. She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Charles Lear; sister, Stella Bowman; daughter, Becke Pannell; and granddaughters, Taylor McNeese and Kandice Clark.

Neva is survived by her daughters, Barbi Woods of Midland, Belinda Campbell of Sulphur Springs; son Bill McNeese of May; her brother, James Lear of Abilene; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

The family would like to thank the staff at CARE Nursing & Rehabilitation, especially Kaci Jones for her support and friendship shown to Neva during her time at CARE.

Davis-Morris Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements.