Virginia Bowman Wilson

Posted at 3:35 PM on Jan 31, 2019


Virginia Bowman Wilson, 97, of Statesville, N.C., passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 29, 2019, at Brookdale Peachtree.

Virginia was born in Iredell County on May 16, 1921, to the late Theodore Bowman and Florence Lance Bowman.

Virginia was a retired seamstress from the former Britain Textiles. She was a long-time member of Damascus Baptist Church. She was also a member of the Central Grange and Central Ladies’ Auxiliary. She enjoyed gardening, quilting, sewing and church activities.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Robert Bristol Wilson; brothers, Coyte and Albert; and sisters, Lacy, Lillian, Louise, Dorothy, Mary and Jean.

Those left to cherish her memory include her son, Tony (Elaine) Wilson; grandchildren, Troy (Marsha) Wilson and Gregory (Jolaine) Wilson; and great-grandchildren, Isabelle, Jonathan, Eleanor and Katie.

The family will receive friends at Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home Chapel from 1 to 3 p.m. on Friday, February 1, 2019. The funeral service will follow in the chapel at 3 p.m. with Rev. Dale Wallace and Lynn Lepley officiating. Interment will immediately follow the service at Iredell Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Mrs. Wilson’s name may be made to Hospice of Iredell County, 2347 Simonton Road, Statesville, NC 28625. The family would also like to thank the staff of Brookdale Peachtree for their eleven years of loving care.

Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Mrs. Virginia Wilson.

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