Deborah Diane Bowman of Zalma, the daughter of Glenn and Shirley Kennedy Ladd, was born Aug. 15, 1954 in Advance and died Tuesday, April 16, 2002 at the Advance Nursing Center, at the age of 47. Deborah was a Medical Records Secretary for Community Counseling Center in Marble Hill and a member of Zalma General Baptist Church. On Oct. 18, 1975 she was united in marriage to Tommy Bowman at Zalma, he survives. Besides her husband and parents, she is survived by two sons, Chris Bowman of Sturdivant and Geoffrey Bowman of Zalma; by one brother, Jerrell Ladd of Advance; by two sisters, Patty Bitterman of Advance and Phyllis Rutherford of Sturdivant; and one granddaughter. Visitation will be held, today, Wednesday, April 17 from 5 - 8 p.m. at the Morgan Funeral Home in Advance. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m., Thursday, April 18 in the Morgan Funeral Chapel with Rev. Keith Price officiating. Interment will follow at the Balch Cemetery near Zalma with Morgan Funeral Home of Advance in charge of arrangements.