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Lassie Bowman Driver, 87

Lassie Bowman Driver, age 87, of Red Boiling Springs, Tenn. passed away Mon., Feb. 16, 2009 at the Lebanon Health & Rehabilitation Center in Lebanon, Tenn. Funeral Services for Lassie Mae Bowman Driver were conducted Thurs., Feb. 19, 2009 from the chapel of the Phillip Anderson & Son Funeral Home in Red Boiling Springs, Tenn. with Elder J.E. Shoulders officiating. Interment followed in the Smith Chapel Cemetery.

Her pallbearers were James Bradley, Channie Newberry, Larry Tucker, Kenneth McLerran and Joe Hackett. Lassie was born July 11, 1921 in Macon County, Tenn., the daughter of the late John and Maudie Pedigo Bowman. On Nov. 14, 1937, she married Genie Ralph Driver, who preceded her in death on Jan. 22, 1978. She was a member of the Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church and was a machine operator for the former Formfit Rogers Inc. She is survived by her son & daughter-in-law, Charles & Bambi Driver, Monticello, FL, brothers, Homer Bowman, Sarasota, FL, Clyde Bowman, Brownsburg, IN, granddaughter, Charlene Putnam, Tallahassee, FL, grandson, Gene “Rusty” Patrick, Sarasota, FL, 3 great-grandchildren, special cousins, Jessie Nichols and James Bradley both of Lafayette, Tenn.