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     A SENATE RESOLUTION memorializing Randall and Jacqueline Bowman.


     , read first time and referred to Committee on


First Regular Session 117th General Assembly (2011)



    I offer the following resolution and move its adoption:

    A SENATE RESOLUTION memorializing Randall and Jacqueline Bowman.

     Whereas, Randall Kevin Bowman was born on January 17, 1956 in Logansport, Indiana. He graduated from Logansport High School, where he was a member of the basketball and wrestling teams. In addition, he maintained a part-time job at McDonalds, where he met his future wife, Jacqueline Birnell. They were blessed with two daughters, Katina, in 1975, and Jennifer, in 1977;

    Whereas, Jacqueline Ann Bowman, daughter of a military service member, was born on December 20, 1958 in Logansport, Indiana. She spent a majority of her childhood in Walton, Indiana where she attended Lewis Cass High School. Jacky also worked at McDonalds, where she met her husband Randy Bowman;

    Whereas, Randy and Jacky both served their community working for the Cass County Sheriff Department. Jacky eventually became a dispatcher for the Logansport Police Department;

    Whereas, Randy and Jacky both took jobs with Prisoner Transportation Services of America, a prisoner extradition company;

    Whereas, On August 4, 2009, while transporting prisoners in eastern Georgia, Randy and Jacky's van struck a semi-trailer, killing the couple and one prisoner;                                         
    Whereas, Being a devoted father and grandfather, Randy enjoyed vacationing with his family, whether it was fishing with his grandsons or listening to NASCAR races with his daughter. Randy's smile and sense of humor brightened the lives of those around him, just as his charitable spirit impacted close friends and family;

    Whereas, Jacky's love for cooking and family combined into a symphony of smiles and satisfied stomachs, and her time on the lake with family etched eternal memories into the hearts of her loved ones; and

    Whereas, Randall and Jacqueline Bowman were well respected in the law enforcement community, dutifully serving Cass County and Logansport, and their memory lives on in the hearts and minds of family and friends: Therefore,

Be it resolved by the Senate of the

General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

    SECTION 1. The Indiana Senate memorializes Randall and Jacqueline Bowman.
    SECTION 2. The Secretary of the Senate is hereby directed to transmit a copy of this Resolution to Katina Monroe.