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Myrtle Mae Payne Dowdy
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Birth: May 22, 1884
Texas, USA
Death: Jul. 6, 1964
Houston County
Texas, USA

* d/o Henry Payne & Margaret Burke
* informant Henry Dowdy

(obit info below as per contributor Judy Richards #47131306)

Thursday, October 3, 1968

Mrs. Myrtle May Dowdy, 80, of Ratcliff died in a local hospital Monday, following an extended illness.

A lifetime resident of Houston County, Mrs. Dowdy was born may 22, 1884, and was a member of the Mount Vernon Baptist Church.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Mount Vernon Baptist Church, with the Rev. Lambert Beasley and Sidney DuBose, officiating.

Burial was in the Mount Vernon Cemetery, near Ratcliff.

Pallbearers were Morris Luker, Charles M. Currie, Jimmy English, Joe Luker, Joohn E. Dowdy and Atmar Luker.

Survivors include a son, Henry Dowdy of Ratcliff; a brother, Porter Payne of Ratcliff; two sisters, Miss Annie Payne of Ratcliff and Mrs. Bell Taylor of Groveton; five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Callaway Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 
Family links: 
  George Marcus Dowdy (1879 - 1944)*
  Henry Eugene Dowdy (1901 - 1975)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: death date on marker & date of obit vary (typo perhaps?)
Mount Vernon Cemetery
Houston County
Texas, USA
Maintained by: Deb
Originally Created by: Petty & Pickens
Record added: Mar 09, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49489488
Myrtle Mae <i>Payne</i> Dowdy
Added by: Al Kreger
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- Judy Richards
 Added: Nov. 7, 2011

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