Margaret Ruth Bowman, 72, passed away Thursday (Jan. 23, 2014). The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at Carter-Trent Funeral Home, Kingsport. Funeral services will follow at 7 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at East Lawn Memorial Park. Family and friends are asked to meet at the cemetery at 12:50 p.m.