|Birth: ||May 31, 1927|
|Death: ||Jul. 9, 2010|
Born in Gum Neck, NC, she was the daughter of the late Ephraim and Mary Taft. Our mother was always kind and benevolent to the sick and less fortunate. She was a devoted and loving wife, mother and grandmother.
She with her beloved husband, Sam raised a family of seven children, Robert L. Dowdy and wife Debra of Chesapeake, VA, Sanford I. Dowdy, III of Virginia Beach, VA, Judith Maxey of Virginia Beach, VA, Rosemary Firmi and husband Nick of Virginia Beach, VA, Tim Dowdy of Suffolk, VA, Bonnie DeBatt and husband Steve of Palm Bay, FL and Gary Dowdy of Norfolk, VA. She is also survived by twelve grandchildren including Jennifer D. Browne who occupied a special place in her heart; fourteen great-grandchildren; her sister, Minnie L. Spruill of East Lake, NC; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Note: age 83
Forest Lawn Cemetery
Created by: Debbie Cupp
Record added: Jul 31, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55688540