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Perry Smith McDowell

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Death 2 Nov 2001 (aged 81–82)
Goldsboro, Wayne County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Goldsboro, Wayne County, North Carolina, USA
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Perrye Smith McDowell, 82, died Nov. 2, 2001, in Goldsboro. Formerly of Virginia Beach, she was the daughter of the late Norborne Gee Smith Sr. and Alice Dortch Smith and was married to the late Edward Davis McDowell.

Mrs. McDowell was very active in the revitalization of the Ghent area in Norfolk, and was an active member of the Nature Conservancy in Virginia. She was also a lifetime member of the Porsche Club of America. Mrs. McDowell attended Peace College and was a graduate of Longwood College in Farmville, Va.

Mrs. McDowell is survived by her brother, Norborne Smith Jr. of Goldsboro; a niece, Perrye Smith of Goldsboro; a nephew, Gee Smith and wife Jeannette of Bryn Mawr, Pa.; three great-nephews, Westley Dean, Tripp Dail and Gee Smith; and two great-nieces, Lindley Smith and Carter Smith. She was also predeceased by a niece, Alleson Perrye Stokes.

Graveside services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Willow Dale Cemetery by the Rev. Charles Morrison. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Paul United Methodist Church, 204 E. Chestnut St., Goldsboro, NC 27534. The family will receive friends today from 6 to 8 p.m. at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Norborne G. Smith Jr.

The Virginian Pilot, page B7, November 4, 2001


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  • Created by: Deborah VanDeveer
  • Added: 14 Feb 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 176337969
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Perry Smith McDowell (1919–2 Nov 2001), Find A Grave Memorial no. 176337969, citing Willow Dale Cemetery, Goldsboro, Wayne County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Deborah VanDeveer (contributor 48409315) .