Marion St. Pierre MacDowell

Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, USA
Death 23 May 2014 (aged 89)
Huntersville, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Newton, Catawba County, North Carolina, USA
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Conover, N.C. – Marion St. Pierre MacDowell, 89, of Conover, died Friday, May 23, 2014, at the Levine Hospice House in Huntersville, N.C.

Marion was born March 1, 1925, in Columbia, S.C., to the late John William MacDowell and Rainsford Fairbanks Dubose MacDowell.

He graduated from Gaffney High School and Sewanee: The University of the South. He was also a veteran of World War II.

In addition to his parents, Marion was preceded in death by his brothers, Dubose MacDowell and Vinson MacDowell; and sisters, Bayard Dedman and Margaret McElveen.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Mary Frances Stone MacDowell of Conover; a son, Michael St. Pierre Mac- Dowell of Charlotte, N.C.; daughters, Pauline "Babs" Bayard MacDowell Richard and husband, William, of Waxhaw, N.C., Julia Dubose Fleming and husband, Michael, of Knoxville, Tenn., Beverly Oswald MacDowell and husband, Larry Casper, of Asheville, N.C., and Rosalie A. MacDowell of Hudson, Mont.; a step daughter, Ateá Steele Foster and husband, Ben, of Fletcher, N.C.; grandchildren, Caroline P. Rogers, Alice Rogers Purser and husband, Lat, Emily Woods and husband, Scott, Jacob Casper, Mimi Casper, Justin Qualley, Rainey Qualley and Margaret Qualley; and great-grandchildren, Charlotte Louise "Lottie" Woods and Tatum DuBose Woods.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 31, at the Episcopal Church of the Epiphany in Newton, N.C. The Rev. Tim McRee and the Rev. Beth Lilly will officiate. A private committal service will be held in the memorial garden.

A reception for family and friends will follow the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Episcopal Church of the Epiphany via 750 W. 13th St., Newton, N.C. 28658; or to the charity of one's choice.

Condolences may be made to the family

Arrangements by Willis- Reynolds Funeral Home and Crematory, Newton.

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  • Added: 30 May 2014
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