Dorothy Lee Bowman

May 28, 1925 - June 24, 2014
Dorothy Lee Bowman


Dorothy Lee Bowman age 89, passed away on June 24, 2014, at the Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCareCenter in Wilmington, NC.

Ms. Bowman was born in Charlotte, NC on May 28, 1925, to Charlie and Julie Lee. As the youngest of six children, she was predeceased by her parents and all of her siblings. Her late husband, Sgt. James E. Bowman (USA), was killed while fighting in France during WW ll. Ms. Bowman remained a war widow for the remainder of her life.

She is survived by a son, Mickey Bick, of Cambridge, MA. Several nieces and nephews also remain to cherish her memory.

Dorothy spent most of her life in Charlotte where she was a long time member of Garr Memorial Church. During her life time, she traveled extensively throughout the US and to many foreign countries. She also enjoyed gardening and spending time in Ormond Beach Florida.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Lower Cape Fear Hospice Foundation 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington NC 28401.

A Memorial service for Ms. Bowman will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are in the care of Wilmington Funeral & Cremation 1535 S. 41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099

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  • June 27, 2014
    Hugh& Virginia Weiss says:
    My how we remember with great fondness dear Dorothy. She was so faithful here at Garr Church and we cherish her memory and look forward to spending eternity in the presence of Jesus with her and all of those gone on before. Our regards to the family all who the pleasure of knowing Dorothy.

  • June 30, 2014
    Minnie Hemphill says:
    Mickey, I am so sorry to read of the loss of your mother. Please accept my deepest sympathies. The death of a loved is very painful. "Throw all of your anxieties" on the "God of all comfort", and revel in the love of family and friends to help you through this time of grief. (1 Peter 5:7; 2 Cor. 1:3,4)