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Thea Bowman
Birth: Dec. 29, 1937
Death: Mar. 30, 1990
Canton
Madison County
Mississippi, USA

Religious Leader. A Catholic nun and only black member of The Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration, she dedicated her life to educating and evangelizing Blacks. In 1988 she recorded an album, "Sister Thea: Songs of My People". She supported the cause of women in the Catholic Church. (bio by: Deleon Todd) 
 
Burial:
Elmwood Cemetery
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: South Grove 10, Lot 604
 
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Originally Created by: Deleon Todd
Record added: Mar 24, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7287245
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Rest In Peace, Dearest Sister Thea!
- Eman Bonnici
 Added: Apr. 13, 2014

- Cindy
 Added: Mar. 30, 2014

- Nena Smothers
 Added: Jan. 28, 2014
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