February 23, 1952 - November 26, 2021
Wanda Sue Bowman, 69, of Manassas, Virginia, passed away on November 26, 2021. Wanda was a native of Prince William County. She was born as the ninth of ten children to Norman and Vernie Thorpe on February 23, 1952. Wanda grew up in Prince William County off of Hoadly Road. She graduated from Woodbridge High School in 1970 and married Lewis D. Bowman shortly after graduation. She began her career with the federal government and served for forty-one years before retiring in January 2011. While working, she attended the University of the District of Columbia to earn her Bachelor's degree and continued her education at Strayer University earning her Master's degree. She began her career as an administrative assistant and retired as a procurement officer for the General Services Administration. Following her retirement, she helped to care for her grandsons. She was also a devoted dog mom to her late canine friends, Sassy and Holly. She was a loving wife, sister, mother, grandmother, and friend. Wanda is survived by her loving husband of 51 years, Lewis D. Bowman; Son, Lewis Matthew Bowman and his wife, Julie; Grandsons Vincent and Evan Bowman; Siblings Matilda Posey, Judith Broyhill (Mike), Debra Wilkinson (Charlie), Aubrey Thorpe (Wanda), and sister-in-law Virginia Thorpe; and numerous nieces and nephews. Wanda was predeceased in death by her parents, Norman and Vernie Thorpe, and her siblings Edward Thorpe, Cornelius Thorpe, Robert Thorpe, Powell Thorpe, and Dorothy Buel. A funeral service will be held for Wanda at 12:30 PM on Thursday, December 2, 2021, at Pierce Funeral Home Chapel (9609 Center Street, Manassas, Virginia, 20110). Her family will greet family and close friends from 11:30 to 12:30. Burial will follow at 2:00 PM at Stonewall Memory Gardens (12004 Lee Highway, Manassas, Virginia 20109). In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to be made in Wanda’s name to the Lupus Foundation of American to help fight the disease.
Wanda Sue Bowman, 69, of Manassas, Virginia, passed away on November 26, 2021. Wanda was a native of Prince William County. She was born as the ninth of ten children to Norman and Vernie Thorpe on February 23, 1952. Wanda grew up in Prince... View Obituary & Service Information
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