|Birth: ||Feb. 13, 1920|
|Death: ||Oct. 1, 2008|
Olney Daily Mail
Fri Oct 03, 2008, 10:57 AM CDT
Elizabeth R. Dowds, 88, of Olney, died at 12:05 a.m. Wednesday, October 1, 2008, at her residence.
Visitation will be from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday at Summers-Kistler Funeral Home in Olney. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home with Minister Bob Totten officiating. Burial will be in Forrest Ridge Cemetery in rural Wayne County.
Mrs. Dowds was born February 13, 1920, in Wayne County, the daughter of Arch and Martha L. (Gray) Galloway. She married Rollo Edgar Dowds on April 27, 1945, and he preceded her in death on March 11, 1968.
She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Dowds is survived by her son, Floyd Dowds and his wife, Majorie, of Opdyke; son, Joe A. "Archie" Dowds, of Olney; daughter, Faye McCray and her husband, Lee, of Owensville, Ind.; daughter, Iva Harmon, of Olney; daughter, Martha Morris, of West Liberty; sister, Stella Burgs, of Kankakee; 13 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren, including one serving in Iraq.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brother, Victor; sister, Irene; and grandchildren, Edgar and Micheal.
Edgar Raleigh Dowds (1908 - 1968)*
Forrest Ridge Cemetery
Created by: Ann Harmon Govers
Record added: May 08, 2011
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