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 Alberta Lorie <I>Nix</I> Dowdy

Alberta Lorie Nix Dowdy

Brewton, Escambia County, Alabama, USA
Death 20 Sep 2010 (aged 87)
Brunswick, Glynn County, Georgia, USA
Burial Brunswick, Glynn County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 59001026 · View Source
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Mrs. Alberta Lorie Nix Dowdy, 87, a resident of Brunswick, died Monday 9/20/10 in the Hospice of the Golden Isles.
Mrs. Dowdy was born October 2, 1922 in Brewton, Alabama and had been a resident of Brunswick for the past 67 years. She was a graduate of Downing-Shofner School in 1943 in Brewton, Ala. She was retired from Sun Trust Bank (1st National Bank of Brunswick)

She was a member of the Magnolia Garden Club, was past president for several terms of the Glynn Co. Rose Society and won many awards for her Roses and a member of the Demolay Mother's. She was a member of the College Place United Methodist Church, and was a member of the Fellowship Sunday School Class. She was a former member of the First United Methodist Church and was very active in the MYF and Nursery.

She loved gardening, sewing, reading, collecting buttons, wooden spools, thimbles and coins. She loved to Bake, She loved going to the Beach and loved spending time with her family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Ida Elrod Kennedy.
Survivors are her husband of 64 years, H. D. "Dusty" Dowdy of Brunswick, a son, William Gregory Dowdy, Sr. and his wife, Cathy Dowdy, two grandsons, William Gregory Dowdy, Jr. and Matthew Dustin Dowdy all of Bonaire, Ga., and a sister-in-law, Mrs. Charles W. Dowdy of St. Simons Island, and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be held at 11 AM Friday 9/24/10 in the College Place United Methodist Church with Rev. Rob Grotheer officiating. Interment will follow in Palmetto Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Carl Alexander, Ricky Smith, Johnny Thomas, Benny Tatum, Mike Stopchuck, and Robert Jones, Sr. Honorary pallbearers will be: Member of the Fellowship Sunday School Class, Dana Butler (Godchild). Mr. and Mrs. Herman Garris, Mr. and Mrs. Jay Harris, Bonnie and Jim Thornton, Nina and George Owens, Joy and George Deaver, Lucille Holloway, Mary Harden, Sadie Womble, Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Eller, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Royal, Margie Langsford, Donna Langsford, Hank Fahl, Rev. and Mrs. W. L. Johnson. Dr. and Mrs. Billy Weeks, Mrs. Jane Brown, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Solomon, Susan Alexander, Terry Smith, Jimmie Ann Stockchuck, Dorothy Tatum and Joyce Thomas.

The family will receive friends in the Funeral Home from 6 to 8 PM Thursday and request in lieu of flowers contributions to the Hospice of the Golden Isles, 1692 Glynco Parkway, Brunswick, Ga.,

Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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  • Created by: Jerry Van Herrin
  • Added: 21 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 59001026
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Alberta Lorie Nix Dowdy (2 Oct 1922–20 Sep 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59001026, citing Palmetto Cemetery, Brunswick, Glynn County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Jerry Van Herrin (contributor 47086979) .