Leah, age 72 died after a six month battle with cancer. She was born Shirley Bowington on September 27, 1946 in Kermit, Texas. She lived most of her life in Jal, NM. After graduating high school from there she attended one year at Wayland Baptist College in Plainview, TX before she went on to pursue a career in the Navy.
She was stationed in San Francisco, CA where she met and married her husband and later gave birth to her son Eric. After the military she went on to have an 8 year career with the Oakland Raiders soon being promoted to housemother for the Raiderettes. Through the years she has become a very accomplished portrait artist, a licensed massage therapist, a licensed hypnotherapist and certified in EFT. Before moving from California she adopted her daughter Tamar who she followed to Helena where she has lived since.
She was proceeded death by her parents Ralph and Thelma Bowington, three older sisters and her daughter Tamar. She is survived by her son, Eric, of Fullerton, CA; a sister, Beverly and husband John Burson, of Roswell, NM; and many of the most dedicated and loving friends that a person could have. God bless them all.
Services are pending at this time and will be announced once they are complete. Please visit below to leave a condolence or share a memory of Leah.