Mrs. Virginia Lee Snyder Bowie, 74, of Harmony, N.C., died Thursday, January 6, 2022, at her home. Born in Alexandria, Va., on July 13, 1948, she was a daughter of the late Charles Francis Snyder Sr. and Lorraine Lee Leary Snyder.

Virginia was an executive secretary in the health care profession prior to retirement. She enjoyed reading her Bible, playing on the computer, fishing and music.

Survivors include her husband, Johnny Bowie; two sons, Tim Colvin (Kara) and Rick Kiper (Judith); and two daughters, Sherril Knight (Glenn) and Melinda Kiper (Mike). Also surviving are 13 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren. Additional survivors include two brothers, Charles and Larry Snyder, and a half sister, Bobbie Harris. Five step-children also survive.

There will be no formal services. Condolences may be sent online to the family to

Memorials may be given to The Carolina Raptor Center, 6000 Sample Road, Huntersville, NC 28078 out of her love of eagles or to the charity of the donor’s choice.

Nicholson Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.