PEELE VILMA DIANNE BOWIE PEELE Vilma Dianne Bowie Peele traveled peacefully to the next station of her spiritual journey on February 10, 2010 after a courageous and inspiring two year battle with cancer. She taught all who knew her lessons in faith, courage and love. She was preceded in death by her husband, Michael P. Peele. She leaves to cherish her memory her parents, Edna and Walter Bowie; her son, Bryan Peele; her sister, Marilyn Coates (Larry); nephew, Steven Coates (Christine); niece, Kristin Elam (Marrell); uncle, Robert Henderson (Silvia); aunt, Llena Henderson; aunt, Helen McMeans (Donald) and many other relatives and friends. A celebration of life will be held on February 17, 2010 at Northeastern Presbyterian Church, located at 2112 Varnum St. N. E. Washington, D.C. Wake at 10:00 a.m. Service at 11:00 a.m.
Published in The Washington Post from Feb. 15 to Feb. 16, 2010.