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Nellie M. Bowman

Monday, August 8, 2022 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home

Tuesday, August 9, 2022 at 11:00 AM

St. Paul's Lutheran Church


Nellie Mae Bowman , 97, of  Hagerstown, MD, passed away, Sunday, July 31, 2022, at her home.

Born Sunday, November 30, 1924 in Hagerstown, MD, she was the daughter of the late Clarence Victor Trumpower and the late Mary Louise (Daugherty) Trumpower.

Nellie graduated from Hagerstown High School in 1942 and later was employed as the Executive Secretary for Executive Vice President of the Pangborn Corporation. She was a long time member of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Clear Spring, MD, where she was involved with the ELCW. Nellie was also a member of the Morris Frock American Legion Aux. Unit 42 in Hagerstown, MD and the Clear Spring Historical Society.
She was preceded in death by her husband Robert Edward Bowman the love of her life on October 4, 2001.

She is survived by her daughter, Mary Beth Huddlestone and husband James of Tampa, FL four grandchildren, Breanne, Robert, Liam and Gianna.

Services will be held Tuesday, August 9, 2022, at 11:00 am, at the St. Paul Lutheran Church, 14106 National Pike, Clear Spring, MD.

Family will receive friends at the Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown, MD on Monday, August 8, 2022 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

Interment will be at the St. Paul's Cemetery, Clear Spring, MD.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 14106 National Pike, Clear Spring, MD 21722.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Guest Book

We're so sorry to hear about Nellie's passing. She was a good friend to Bill and I for a long time. Now she is home, and resting in peace with Bob. Our condolences go out to you Mary Beth, and to your family.

Janice Keefer and Patsy Keefer MacInnes
Williamsport and Keedysville, Maryland

I always called this wonderful woman Miss Nellie. She was my mother's best friend. She always checked on my mother, spent time with her, and loved her dearly. After Mom died, she would go and take flowers to her grave. Miss Nellie and I would go out to eat and she would tell me wonderful stories. She will surely be missed. I know Bob, my mother and many other people were there to welcome her home . My condolences to the family. ❤ JoAnne

JoAnne Ellis
Hagerstown, Maryland

Sweet Nellie. Nellie was one of a kind. Her genuine warmth, kindness and quick wit will forever be remembered and missed. My heart goes out to you Mary Beth and the rest of the family. She was anyways so proud of all of you. Praying God's blessing over all of you. May His love and comfort and your sweet memories bring you peace. Keeping you in my prayers, Paula Ernst

Paula Ann Ernst
Clear Spring, MD

My heart is broken by your loss. I will miss our friendship. I'm glad your wishes were followed and you got to pass at home and now you and Bob are together. I don't quit know what to do with myself since I'm not coming to your house every day. It was a honor to meet you your family. I'm very sorry for there loss. I love Ms Nellie your forever in my heart.

Christa Vaughn
Hagerstown , MD

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