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Virgie Lee Murphy Bowers
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Birth: Aug. 17, 1925
Maryland, USA
Death: Mar. 18, 2012
Frederick County
Maryland, USA

Mrs. Virgie Lee Bowers, age 86, of Frederick, at her home. Virgie and her husband operated a general store in Adamstown for 8 years, before owning and operating the Sycamore Store, East of Frederick (for 42 years), retiring in 1996.
She was a longtime member of the St. Marks Lutheran Church, Doubs. She was an accomplished seamstress.
Funeral services will be held March 21 in the Etchison Memorial Chapel of the Keeney and Basford Funeral Home, Frederick. Interment will be in the Clustered Spires Cemetery, Frederick.

Preceded in death by
Husband: Melvin H. Bowers
(married Mar. 11, 1940)
Parents: William Elias Murphy and
Maude Heffner Murphy Wachter
Uncle and Aunt (who raised her):
Marion R. Coleman and
Helen I. Coleman
Sister: Evangeline Young

Surviving,
4 Children:
Virginia "Jeanie" Wilbur (John)
Delores "De" Thompson (Frank)
Marion "Marty" Bowers (Beverly)
Helen "Pia" Rager (Joseph)
11 Grandchildren
21 G-Grandchildren
2 G-G-Grandchildren
Half-Brothers and Half-Sisters
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Elias Murphy (1877 - 1927)
  Maude E. Heffner Wachter (1904 - 1981)
 
 Spouse:
  Melvin H. Bowers (1919 - 1997)*
 
 Siblings:
  Evangeline M Murphy Young (1922 - 1988)*
  Virgie Lee Murphy Bowers (1925 - 2012)
  Stanley Wachter (1931 - 2013)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Clustered Spires Cemetery
Frederick
Frederick County
Maryland, USA
 
Created by: Elsie Lee
Record added: Mar 23, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 87247579
Virgie Lee <i>Murphy</i> Bowers
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Virgie Lee <i>Murphy</i> Bowers
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Virgie Lee <i>Murphy</i> Bowers
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- Marion and Beverly
 Added: Aug. 1, 2012
 
 
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