Ella Johnson Bowman, 95, died on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, in Sumter.

She was born on May 16, 1922, in Manning, a daughter of the late Melvin and Pattie McEleveen Johnson.

Funeral services for Mrs. Bowman will be held at 1:30 p.m. today at Fourth Crossroad Baptist Church, Manning, with the Rev. GK Carter, pastor, officiating, and the Rev. Jack Morant and Evangelis Elizabeth Morant assisting. Burial will follow at the churchyard cemetery.

The family is receiving friends at the home of her son and daughter-in-law, Leslie and Elizabeth Hayward, 825 W. Huggins St., Manning.

These services have been entrusted to Samuels Funeral Home LLC of Manning.