June McGrady, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Herman McGrady, became the bride of James Guy Bowman, son of Mr. & Mrs. T.B. Bowman, on September 24, 1947 at 2:30 pm in Woman’s Memorial Lutheran Church, Pulaski, VA. The bride wore a white bridal satin gown with long sleeves and a fingertip veil of illusion. Her only ornament was a single strand of pearls, a gift from the groom. She carried a white Bible topped with a white orchid showered with stephanotis. Mrs. Virginia Bowman, sister of the bride, was matron of honor. Clayton Bowman, brother of the groom, served as best man.
Guy and June Bowman have lived in the Woodlawn area since marriage and have three children, Sue, Libby, and Tommy. They are also blessed with 7 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. The family will honor their parents’ 70 years of marriage on Sunday, September 24, 2017.