Mr. James Andrew Bowman Jr.
Funeral services for Mr. James Andrew Bowman Jr. (Lil Jim), 24, of 1037 Porter St., Orangeburg will be held at noon Tuesday, March 30, 2010, at William Chapel AME Church on Glover Street, Orangeburg, with the Rev. Dr. Ceaser Richburg officiating. Burial will follow in Belleville Memorial Garden Cemetery. The body will be placed in the church an hour before the funeral.
Mr. Bowman was born July 24, 1985, to James Bowman Sr. and Carolyn Paul. He entered into eternal rest March 25, 2010. He was a graduate of the Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School Class of 2003. While he was a student at COVEC, he discovered his passion for auto body repair and automotive mechanics. He was employed by Glovers Auto Body Shop.
He leaves to cherish his fond memories one daughter, Lil Miss Ji'Mya Bowman of Orangeburg; father, James A. Bowman Sr. of Kissimmee, Fla.; mother, Carolyn Paul of Myrtle Beach; two brothers, Delvin Felder of Orangeburg and Taurean Parker of Spartanburg; four sisters, Jazmine Bowman of Orlando, Fla., Jamee Parker of Spartanburg, Jakoya Bowman of Orlando, Fla., Da'sha Felder of Orangeburg; four aunts, Sophia Paul and Erica Miller, both of Orangeburg, Wanda Elliott of Laurel Md., and Carmen Richardson (Raymond) of Atlanta; two uncles, Corey Miller and Reginald Elliott; maternal grandparents, Emmanuel Miller (Sandra), Rev. Dr. John H. Elliott (Willa), both of Orangeburg; a special friend, Brittany Orage of Ridgeland; godmothers, OKereta Grate, Terri Johnson, Sherry Gadson and Lori Hampton; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Friends may call at the residence of his grandparents, Mr. & Mrs. Emanuel Miller Jr., 1037 Porter St., Orangeburg; or at Simmons Funeral Home of Orangeburg. Visitation will be held from 3 to 9 p.m., Monday, March 29, 2010. Condolences may be sent to www.simmonsfuneralhome.com.