Emma Elizabeth Bowen

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“The Bowen Family were very private people, but all who knew them liked them for their generosity and kindness to all. Emma will surely be missed by...Read More »
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“It was my privilege to know Emma as we both had our hair cared for at The Personal Touch. Emma was a very caring and compassionate friend and sent...Read More »
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“This is so sad as she and John both took care of their parents and she took care of John. After that she became ill and her wonderful caregivers...Read More »
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Emma passed away on Sunday, December 31, 2017.

Emma was a resident of Portsmouth, Virginia at the time of passing.

She attended Portsmouth Public Schools and graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in 1960, where she was on the newspaper and yearbook staff.

Burial will be private and held in Olive Branch Cemetery.

She made many contributions to the agency and professional organizations in the Social Work field, such as being Publicity Chairperson for both the Tidewater and State jurisdictions for the Virginia Council on Social Welfare (VCSW) and Arrangements Chairperson for a state conference held in Norfolk.