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Virginia Ella Dowell George
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Birth: Sep. 11, 1921
Breckinridge County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Mar. 18, 2008
Upland
San Bernardino County
California, USA

Virginia Ella Dowell George passed away in Upland, CA on March 18, 2008 at the age of 86. She was the beloved "Miss George" who worked at Winn's Variety Store and later the Family Dollar Store for many years. Virginia was preceded in death by her husband, CWO Herman F. George. She was born in Irvington, KY, September 11, 1921, the fifth child of Oscar A. and Hettie Helt Dowell. She attended schools there and graduated from Irvington High School in 1940. She was a member of the Drama Club, an Honor Roll Student and Senior Class President. Her brothers were Ray Dowell, Ralph Dowell, Rodman Dowell, and sister Anna Dowell Edrington, all who have preceded her in death. She is survived by daughter, Frances Barker and her husband Jim of Upland, CA, and son Ronald George and wife Kay Rose of Richardson, TX. Also, by grandchildren, Mark Henry, El Paso, TX, Rev. Zachary Henry, Ft. Worth, TX, Jane Schmidt, Ontario, CA, Bonnie Guzzetta, Corona, CA, and Justin Baker, La Verne, CA. She had 12 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren. Virginia was a resident of El Paso, TX, for 50 years during which time she was active in the NCO Wives Club at Ft. Bliss and had served as President. She was also a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, Unit 36, and served there in various capacities. She was baptized in the Cumberland Presbyterian Church when she was a young girl. Virginia loved life and laughter and she will be missed very much by all her family and friends. Memorial contributions may be made in her name to: American Legion, Post 36, 3730 Shell Street, El Paso, TX 79915. Visitation will be held 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Monday, March 24, 2008 at Martin Funeral Home Central. Graveside Service will be held 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 25, 2008 at Ft. Bliss National Cemetery. Services entrusted to Martin Funeral Home Central 3839 Montana Ave., El Paso, Texas 79903. (915) 566-3955. 
 
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 Parents:
  Oscar Abram Dowell (1876 - 1959)
  Hettie Lee Helt Dowell (1883 - 1972)
 
 Spouse:
  Herman Francis George (1916 - 1963)
 
 Siblings:
  Rodman Louis Dowell (1906 - 1999)*
  Ralph Hayden Dowell (1908 - 1992)*
  Virginia Ella Dowell George (1921 - 2008)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fort Bliss National Cemetery
El Paso
El Paso County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Blessed Always
Record added: Mar 26, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25549683
Virginia Ella <i>Dowell</i> George
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Virginia Ella <i>Dowell</i> George
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Merry Christmas Aunt Ginny, miss & love you.
- Karen
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