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 Thea Bowman

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Thea Bowman

  • Birth 29 Dec 1937 Yazoo City, Yazoo County, Mississippi, USA
  • Death 30 Mar 1990 Canton, Madison County, Mississippi, USA
  • Burial Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
  • Plot South Grove 10, Lot 604
  • Memorial ID 7287245

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.

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  • Originally Created by: Deleon Todd
  • Added: 24 Mar 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7287245
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thea Bowman (29 Dec 1937–30 Mar 1990), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7287245, citing Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .