Flora Nell Bowman Obituary in Jackson at Westhaven Memorial Funeral Home, Inc. | MS
Back to Obituaries | Close Window
Westhaven Memorial Funeral Home, Inc. | MS

Flora Nell Bowman

08/01/1941 - 06/18/2021

Obituary For Flora Nell Bowman

Clock Started: August 1, 1941 Flora Nell Johnson Bowman was born August 1, 1941, to the late Willie B. & Katie Lee Johnson of Florence, MS. Flora Nell was educated in the Rankin County School District in Florence, MS. She confessed Christ as her personal savior, and was baptized at an early age at Good Hope Baptist Church in Florence, MS. She married the love of her life Melvin Bowman March 15, 1959, who preceded her in death. To this union, five beautiful daughters were born. Her hobbies were cooking, hair styling, flower gardening, and collecting bears and dolls. She welcomed anyone who needed a place to stay into her home. She was called MaMaw by her grand and great grandchildren. Her friends and other family members call her “Nell.” She was a member of Greater Clark Street M. B. Church of Jackson, MS, under the leadership of the late Dr. S. L. Bowman. After his demise, she united with Black’s Chapel M. B. Church under the leadership of Pastor John O. McNeal where she served faithfully as a member of the Deaconess and Mothers Ministries, and others as needed. Following her marriage, Flora Nell worked as a Nursing Assistant at Mississippi State Hospital. She later worked in their beauty parlor and was inspired to attend Charm's Beauty School to obtain her cosmetology license. She went on to become an entrepreneur and the owner of "Hair Images." Time Called: June 11, 2021 Flora Nell’s earthly sojourn ended surrounded by loved ones at the home of her daughter, Flora Ann Robinson, who was her caregiver. She is preceded in death by her husband, Melvin Bowman and sisters, Villa Burks, Evelyn Jones, Pearline Johnson and Vera Johnson. She leaves to cherish her memories and continue her legacy: five daughters, Dianne Henley (Leonard); Flora Ann Robinson (Zachary); Velma Cable (Jeffrey); Thelma Cousin (former spouse, John) and Catherine Lacy all of Jackson, MS; fourteen grandchildren, seventeen great grandchildren and four god-daughters; two brothers, Willie Murphy and Martine (Janie) Johnson of Florence, MS; five sisters, Helen Sutton of Los Angeles, CA, Ruby Claxton and Ella Murphy both of Florence, MS; Agnes (Joe) Miner of Jackson, MS, Geneva Sutton of McDonough, GA, five sisters-in-law, Jolinda Wade of Los Angeles, CA, Rose Morris, Diann Aldridge, and Willie B. Griffin (Tyrone) all of Chicago, IL, Roselyn Morris of Dallas, TX, a brother-in-law, Roderick Morris of Chicago, IL, special brother and sister, Avin L. & Lucille Brown of Madison, MS, a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at 11:00 a.m., Blacks Chapel M.B. Church, 3425 Robinson Street, Jackson, MS 39209 with burial in Autumn Woods Cemetery, 4000 W. Northsde Drive, Jackson, MS 39209.

Send flowers to the service of Flora Nell Bowman


 

Honor the life of Flora Nell Bowman

Offer words of sympathy and comfort, share a memory or light a candle.
Add a Candle

Click a candle below to add a candle to your message.

0

My Cart

Table Arrangements
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11
Sweet Moments
$69.95
Beautiful Dreams
$79.95
The Sweetest Touch
$74.95
Heartfelt Condolences
$89.95
Rays of Solace Bouquet
$74.95
Ocean Devotion
$74.95
Gathered With Love Flower Arrangement
$119.95
Pastel Harmony
$84.95
Pastel Peace Basket
$74.95
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11

Flowers are delivered by the preferred local florist of Westhaven Memorial Funeral Home, Inc. | MS.
For Customer Service please call: 1-888-610-8262

0

My Cart

Table Arrangements
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11
Sweet Moments
$69.95
Beautiful Dreams
$79.95
The Sweetest Touch
$74.95
Heartfelt Condolences
$89.95
Rays of Solace Bouquet
$74.95
Ocean Devotion
$74.95
Gathered With Love Flower Arrangement
$119.95
Pastel Harmony
$84.95
Pastel Peace Basket
$74.95
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11

Flowers are delivered by the preferred local florist of Westhaven Memorial Funeral Home, Inc. | MS.
For Customer Service please call: 1-888-610-8262

 

Enter Your Phone Number
Captcha
Type the above letters:

To leave a condolence message, add photos, or add videos, please login with your name and email.

Name
Email
Admin Login