|Birth: ||Jul. 26, 1924|
|Death: ||Jan. 27, 2010|
Dorothy M. Dowdy, 85, of Whiteville, passed away Wed. , Jan. 27, 2010 at Methodist North Hospital in Memphis. The widow of Otis L. Dowdy, who died Oct. 18, 1989,she was an owner / operator of Whiteville Cleaners for 43 yrs. with her husband. She was born in Shelby Co. to the late Walter Payron Richmond and Lilly Irene Snider Richmond. She moved to Whiteville in 1946 and was a member of Whiteville First United Methodist Church.
Survivors include a son, Jerry L. Dowdy of Whiteville, a sister Laverne Boren of Memphis, 2 grandchildren and one great grandchild.
In addition to her parents and husband, whom she married July 23, 1942, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Jeanette Dowdy and a brother Gus Richmond.
Otis Lamar Dowdy (1917 - 1989)*
Created by: Shirley Taylor-Hopkins
Record added: Feb 01, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47410232
For my Aunt Dorothy (Doodle)....we didn't even know that you were gone. I hope you've found the peace that life did not afford you. God bless!Love, Mary Dee|
Added: Aug. 14, 2011