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Joyce Deen <I>Shaver</I> Dowell

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Joyce Deen Shaver Dowell

Birth
Iredell County, North Carolina, USA
Death
24 Nov 2019 (aged 84)
Iredell County, North Carolina, USA
Burial
Statesville, Iredell County, North Carolina, USA GPS-Latitude: 35.9945917, Longitude: -80.9413139
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Mrs. Joyce Shaver Dowell, 84, passed away Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019, at Gordon Hospice House in Statesville. She was born Aug. 14, 1935, in Iredell County, to the late Espy Edward Shaver and Eula Blanche Pharr Shaver.

Joyce was a member of New Prospect Baptist Church and attended faithfully before her health declined. Joyce attended Central High School and was employed by Hettrick Manufacturing Company in Statesville for several years.

On Feb. 13, 1954, she was married to the Rev. Thomas "Dwight" Dowell. They enjoyed 65 years of marriage before her passing. When her children were born, she became a stay at home mom. In later years, she was employed by Statesville Auto Auction.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by four brothers and three sisters. She is survived by her husband, the Rev. Thomas " Dwight" Dowell; son, Alton " Keith" Dowell, of the home; and daughter, Helen "Melissa" Dowell Boyd and husband, Brad, of Statesville; five nieces; and four nephews.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Nov. 27, at New Prospect Baptist Church at 2:30 p.m., with the Revs. Joseph W. "Joey" Campbell, III and Rev. Phillip "Mark" Robinette officiating.

The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., prior to the service. Interment will follow the funeral service, in the Church Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Iredell County, 2347 Simonton Rd., Statesville, NC 28625.
Mrs. Joyce Shaver Dowell, 84, passed away Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019, at Gordon Hospice House in Statesville. She was born Aug. 14, 1935, in Iredell County, to the late Espy Edward Shaver and Eula Blanche Pharr Shaver.

Joyce was a member of New Prospect Baptist Church and attended faithfully before her health declined. Joyce attended Central High School and was employed by Hettrick Manufacturing Company in Statesville for several years.

On Feb. 13, 1954, she was married to the Rev. Thomas "Dwight" Dowell. They enjoyed 65 years of marriage before her passing. When her children were born, she became a stay at home mom. In later years, she was employed by Statesville Auto Auction.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by four brothers and three sisters. She is survived by her husband, the Rev. Thomas " Dwight" Dowell; son, Alton " Keith" Dowell, of the home; and daughter, Helen "Melissa" Dowell Boyd and husband, Brad, of Statesville; five nieces; and four nephews.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Nov. 27, at New Prospect Baptist Church at 2:30 p.m., with the Revs. Joseph W. "Joey" Campbell, III and Rev. Phillip "Mark" Robinette officiating.

The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., prior to the service. Interment will follow the funeral service, in the Church Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Iredell County, 2347 Simonton Rd., Statesville, NC 28625.


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  • Created by: Patricia Loyd
  • Added: Nov 25, 2019
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/205015358/joyce_deen-dowell: accessed ), memorial page for Joyce Deen Shaver Dowell (14 Aug 1935–24 Nov 2019), Find a Grave Memorial ID 205015358, citing New Prospect Baptist Church Cemetery, Statesville, Iredell County, North Carolina, USA; Maintained by Patricia Loyd (contributor 48635274).