|Birth: ||Sep. 25, 1933|
|Death: ||Oct. 22, 2000|
Daughter of Joseph Edward "Joe" McDowell and Lucille Watkins
Born in Anderson County, Texas. Raised in Elkhart, Texas.
Died in Smith County, Texas.
Graduated from Elkhart High School, where she was very popular and was a Majorette her Junior year, and then a Drum Major her Senior Year in the Elkhart Elks Band.
She married Gerald Odell Durnell on Feb. 13, 1954 and they had a daughter Geri Lynn Durnell Wright.
For a time she owned, Cimarron Realty in Elkhart, Texas.
She is buried by her parents and maternal grandparents, Levin Coleman "Gad" Watkins and Leo Docia Parks Watkins.
She is survived by her daughter Geri Lynn and husband Billy Jack Wright and granddaughter, Kimberly Wright.
Joseph Edward McDowell (1899 - 1976)
Lucille Watkins McDowell (1902 - 1985)
Gerald Odell Durnell (1932 - 1981)
Bessie Marie McDowell Durnell (1933 - 2000)
Joseph Coleman McDowell (1934 - 2012)*
Garden Of Memories
Created by: Nancy Franklin-Walling B...
Record added: Sep 25, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 59183093
Do not stand by my grave and weep; I am not there, I do not sleep. I am a thousand winds that blows, I am the sunlight on ripened grain, I am the gentle autumn rain. Do not stand by my grave and cry, I am not there.|
Added: Jul. 30, 2014
I remember you so well, Sissie.You were a very pretty classy lady.|
Nancy Franklin-Walling Bundrick
Added: Oct. 24, 2010