Mary Louise Gray Bowman
Mary Louise Gray Bowman, 84, of Round Hill, Virginia, passed away at Heritage Hall in Leesburg, Virginia, on December 27, 2016. She was born December 7, 1932, in Round Hill, Virginia, to the late Edgar Fenton Gray and Margaret Helen Fewell Gray.
Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Donald L. Bowman, stepson Donald, and brother, Ernest Gray. Mary attended Loudoun County schools and worked as a babysitter, nurse’s aid, for the Marriott Corporation at Dulles Airport, and retired from FEMA.
She is survived by stepchildren, Robert Bowman (Kathryn) of New Hope, Pennsylvania and Debra Brannan (Bob) of Crofton, Maryland, five step grandchildren, and five step great grandchildren. She is also survived by four brothers, Leonard, Russell, Melvin, and Edward (Pete) Gray (Mary), three sisters, Patsy Sheaffer, Frances Dorsey (James), and Judy Fry, one aunt, Katie Poland, and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Mary was also fortunate to have two great friends, Audrey Payne and Winnie Kelly.
Visitation will be held Monday, January 2, 2017 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Hall’s Funeral Home, Purcellville, Virginia. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at Hall’s Funeral Home at 11:00 a.m. with interment at Ebenezer Cemetery, Bluemont, Virginia.
In lieu of flowers, please send contributions to Round Hill Volunteer Fire Department, Bluemont United Methodist Church, or Heritage Hall (directed to Activities Section/Bingo/Bell Choir).
The family wishes to thank everyone at Heritage Hall for their care and kindness shown to Mary while in residence there.
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