Mrs. Hazel Tindall Bowman, of Rolling Green Village, Greenville, South Carolina, passed away on Monday May 8, 2017. Mrs. Bowman was born in Athens, Georgia to the late William Ralph and Lucy Campbell Tindall. She spent her early childhood years in Walterboro, South Carolina. She graduated from Harriman High School in Harriman, TN and earned a B.S. Smith Hughes Degree in Home Economics from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. She was married to James Harper Bowman of Harriman, TN for 70 years. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Bowman was predeceased by her husband; brother, Lt. Ralph Lambert Tindall; sisters, Carolyn Tindall Howell, Catherine Tindall Lee, and Meppa Tindall Ladd. Mrs. Bowman taught high school in Erwin, Tennessee and in several high schools in North Carolina. She and her family changed locations as her husband’s vocation with Burlington Industries dictated. As a member of Presbyterian Church, USA, Mrs. Bowman was active in Women’s work of the church, serving as Circle Moderator, Circle Chairman Coordinator for Bible School, Bible School Teacher, & other related Circle activities in various locations in North Carolina. She helped organize the first Kindergarten program in Mocksville Presbyterian Church, Mocksville, NC and served as teacher for the first year of the program. In 2001 Mrs. Bowman and her husband moved to a retirement community in Rolling Green Village, Greenville, SC. At the time of her death, she was a member of John Knox Presbyterian Church, Greenville, SC.
Daughters: Lucy Bowman Childers & Tindall Bowman Davenport
Daughters: Kristen Childers Bumgarner & Katherine Harper Davenport
Grandson: Torren Gage Bumgarner
Graveside Services will be conducted at the Bowman Family Cemetery in the Caney Ford Community, Roane County, TN at 1:00pm on May 13, 2017. Memorials may be sent to the American Cancer Society or to a favorite charity. Evans Mortuary is serving the family of Mrs. Hazel Tindall Bowman.