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Virginia Nell Killen Bowman

March 28, 1931 — October 14, 2022


Virginia Nell Killen Bowman


Funeral services for Mrs. Virginia Nell Killen Bowman, 91, of Rayville, LA, will be held at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, October 18, 2022, at New Light Baptist Church in Mangham, LA, with Bro. Randy Brown, Bro. Alan Miller, and Bro. David Richmond officiating. Interment will follow in Hewitt Cemetery in Mangham, LA. Visitation will be held from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. Monday, October 17, 2022 at New Light Baptist Church in Mangham, LA.

Mrs. Bowman was born March 28, 1931 in Simsboro, LA, and passed away October 14, 2022 in Rayville, LA. She was a homemaker and loved to cook. She loved her Lord, her church and her family, especially spoiling her grandchildren.

Mrs. Bowman is preceded in death by her husband, William Jennings Bowman; parents, Jesse James Killen and Ethel Mae Killen; son, Ronald William Bowman; grandson, Charles Allen Bowman; and sister, Nelda Killen Forrester.

She is survived by four sons, Michael Bowman and wife Janelle of Monroe, Kevin Bowman of Mangham, Stephen Bowman of Mangham, and Phillip Bowman and wife Leisa of Mangham; daughter-in-law, Sharon Bowman of Delhi; three brothers, Jessie Killen Jr. of Colorado Springs, CO, Derryl Killen of Jacksonville, AR, and James Killen of Rayville; four sisters, Evelyn Dorman of Rayville, Lee Freeland of Rayville, Joyce Posey of Winnsboro, and Mary Killen of Little Rock, AR; five grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; and two great great grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Jerry Spencer, Jr., Trey Spencer III, Willie Jones, Richard Davis, Otis Lynn Bowman, and Terry Gwin. Honorary pallbearers will be her grandsons.

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Past Services


Monday, October 17, 2022

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

New Light Baptist Church - Mangham, LA

944 State Rte 576, Mangham, LA 71259

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

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