Age 68, of Fishers, Indiana passed away on August 3, 2014, in St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis, IN, after complications from surgery and life-long health issues.
Funeral services will be held at Sunrise United Methodist Church on Friday, August 8, 2014 at 6 p.m. with Reverend Matt Lipan of Sunrise Church officiating. Flanner and Buchanan- Oaklawn Memorial Gardens will be handling the funeral arrangements.
Jill was born in Anderson, Indiana, to Karl Richard and Alberta Louise Dickerson Bowman on May 4, 1946. She attended Madison Heights High School in Anderson, Indiana, graduating in 1964. She went on to earn a degree in Education from DePauw University and received her Master's Degree from Butler University. As a retired teacher from the Indianapolis Public Schools, she was involved as a Board member of GENI (Geography Education Network of Indiana) and a member of and served in several positions on ADK (Alpha Delta Kappa) teaching sorority. She was a member of Sunrise United Methodist Church, a prolific reader, and a huge lover of her rescue dogs.
Jill is survived by daughter, Mary Ellen Knight (husband, Charlie) of Lawrence, Indiana; grandchildren, Jonathan and Michael Knight; nephew, Everett Spier (wife, Rachelle); sister, Nan Bowman Spier (husband, Bob). She is preceded in death by her parents, Richard and Alberta Bowman.
Memorial donations may be made to Sunrise Church at 7551 Oaklandon Road, Indianapolis, IN 46236.