Hazel Tindall Bowman
Hazel Tindall Bowman
  • May 5, 1921 - May 8, 2017
  • Greenville, South Carolina

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Hazel Tindall Bowman of Rolling Green Village, Greenville, S. C., died May 8, 2017. Born in Athens, Ga, daughter of the late William Ralph Tindall and the late Lucy Campbell Tindall, she spent her early childhood years in Walterboro, S.C. She graduated from Harriman High School in Harriman, TN. and earned a B.S. Smith Hughes Degree in Home Economics from the University of TN. 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, a brother, Lt. Ralph Lambert Tindall, and sisters: Carolyn Tindall Howell, Catherine Tindall Lee, and Meppa Tindall Ladd.

Mrs. Bowman taught high school in Erwin, TN. and in several high schools

in North Carolina. She and her family changed locations as her husband's

vocation with Burlington Industries dictated.

She is survived by her daughters: Lucy Bowman Childers arid Tindall

Bowman Davenport, two grand-daughters: Kristen Childers Bumgarner and

Katherine Harper Davenport, and one great-grandson: Torren Gage


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, and other

related Circle activities in various locations in North Carolina.

She helped organize the first Kindergarten program in Mocksville

Presbyterian Church, Mocksville, N.C., and served as teacher for the first

year of the program.

In 2001, Mrs. Bowman and her husband moved to a retirement community,

Rolling Green Village in Greenville, S.C. At the time of her death, she was

a member of John Knox Presbyterian Church, Greenville, S.C.

Graveside services will be conducted at the Bowman Family cemetery inth e Caney Ford Community, Roane County, TN., at 1:00 p.m. on May 13, 2017 Evans Mortuary, Rockwood, TN., is in charge.

Memorials may be sent to the American Cancer Society or to a favorite charity.

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