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LILLIAN MARIE (GUY, BOWMAN) McCARTNEY, 89, of South Bend, Ind., formerly of Zanesville, Ind., passed away Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016. Born May 1, 1927, in Zanesville, Ind., she was a daughter of Harold R. Guy and Elsie "Chloe" (Fisher, Guy) Carpenter. She married Jewel "Joe" Bowman in 1947 and married Eugene (Gene) McCartney in 1985. Lillian was a talented seamstress and artist. She used her sewing abilities to create the interiors of boats and canvas shell holders for the military. She enjoyed camping, fishing, square dancing and Cubs baseball. She is survived by two sons, Michael Bowman of Arizona and Rod Miller of Zanesville, Ind.; one daughter, Linda (Bowman) Mauller of South Bend, Ind.; stepson, Kevin McCartney (Darlene) of Fort Wayne; sister, Evelyn (Guy) Hoover of Muncie, Ind.; five grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father, Harold Guy, in 1958; mother, Chloe Carpenter, in 1994; first husband, Joe Bowman, in 1971; son, Richard (Dick) Bowman, in 2013; and second husband, Gene McCartney, in 1985. At her request, no services will be held. Arrangements by Kaniewski Funeral Homes, South Bend. To send online condolences, please visit
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