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Cecil Abraham Dowden
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Birth: Oct. 20, 1904
Sabine Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Jun. 12, 1977
Travis County
Texas, USA

Funeral services for Cecil A. Dowden, 72, formerly of Shreveport, were held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, June 15, at the Osborn Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. W. E. Nolan, pastor of the Lakeview Methodist Church, officiating. Burial was in the Centuries Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mr. Dowden died Saturday, in an Austin, Tex. Hospital, following a brief illness. A Sabine Parish native, he was a resident of Shreveport before moving to Austin two years ago. Mr. Dowden was retired from Delta Air Lines, and a member of the Lakeview Methodist Church.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Myrtle Dowden of Austin; a daughter, Mrs. Michael Brast of Austin; eight sisters, Florence Dowden, and Mrs. O. K. Harvey, both of Shreveport, Mrs. Oma Jones, Lena Tarver, and Maggie Snell, all of Hornbeck, Bonnie Hicks of Oil City, Lucille Logan of Eunice, and Mrs. J. I. Balkum of Sweeney, Tex.; and three brothers, W. E. Dowden of Shreveport, John Dowden of Vancouver, Wash., and Dr. N. H. Dowden of Greenville, Tenn.

SOURCE: The Sabine Index (Many, LA), June 16, 1977 
Family links: 
  Francis Asbarry Dowden (1873 - 1965)
  Elizabeth Eglantine Self Dowden (1878 - 1945)
  Francis Luke Dowden (1896 - 1968)*
  William Elisha Dowden (1899 - 1978)*
  Cecil Abraham Dowden (1904 - 1977)
  Oma Dowden Jones (1907 - 1998)*
  Lena Dowden Tarver (1909 - 2003)*
  Bonnie Marie Dowden Hicks (1911 - 2006)*
  Louise Harriet Dowden Harvey (1916 - 2002)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Parent links provided by Charlotte Hardamon Coble (#46886606).
Centuries Memorial Park
Caddo Parish
Louisiana, USA
Created by: Ron Manley
Record added: Jun 06, 2008
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Cecil Abraham Dowden
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