Hilda (McLain) Bowman

February 8, 1936 ~ August 18, 2023 (age 87) 87 Years Old


            Hilda McLain Bowman, age 87, of Taylorsville, passed away Friday, August 18, 2023 at her home. She was born February 8, 1936 in Alexander County, the daughter of the late Walter George McLain and Lois Eva Deal McLain.

Hilda graduated Hiddenite High School. She was a homemaker and had kept many children in her home for years. She was a faithful member of Friendship Lutheran Church, where she was a Sunday school teacher. Her passion in life was children. She enjoyed watching birds and going to the mountains.

Including her parents, she was preceded in death by: her sisters, Luna McLain, Virginia McLain Stafford, Mary Evelyn McLain Bowman, Garnet McLain Smith; her brother, George McLain.

Those left to cherish and honor her memories include: her husband, Samuel Bowman of the home; her daughter, Judy Femister (Stanley) of Taylorsville; her son, Sidney Bowman (Lora Rosamond) of Taylorsville; her granddaughter, Samantha Bowers (Cody); her great-grandson, Cohen Bowers; her sister, Sue McLain Cook of Lenoir; her sister-in-law, Linda McLain; and a number of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

The funeral service will be held at 3 p.m., Tuesday, August 22, 2023 at Friendship Lutheran Church. Pastor Josh Tucker will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

            The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. prior to the service in the Family Life Center.

            Memorials may be made to: Friendship Lutheran Church, 5300 Church Road, Taylorsville, NC 28681 or Alexander County Hospice, 50 Lucy Echerd Lane, Taylorsville, NC 28681.

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August 22, 2023

1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Friendship Lutheran Church
5300 Church Road
Taylorsville, North Carolina 28681

Funeral Service
August 22, 2023

3:00 PM
Friendship Lutheran Church
5300 Church Road
Taylorsville, North Carolina 28681


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