Esther Hall <I>Branstetter</I> McDowell

Esther Hall Branstetter McDowell

Missouri, USA
Death 12 Mar 2003 (aged 97)
Missouri, USA
Burial Ralls County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 65052680 · View Source
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Esther McDowell, 97, of rural Vandalia, died Wednesday, March 12, 2003, at Boone County Hospital in Columbia.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 15, at Elm Grove Baptist Church in Curryville. The Rev. Glenn Foreman will officiate. Burial will be at Hays Creek Cemetery.
Holt Funeral Home in Vandalia is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. McDowell was born Oct. 20, 1905, in Curryville to Enoch and Ruby Bratcher Branstetter.
She married Sanford McDowell on Dec. 21, 1931, in Curryville. He preceded her in death Feb. 13, 1998.
Survivors include three sisters, Rachel Kohl of Vandalia, Lucille Sturgeon of Centralia and Georgia Warren of St. Charles; one brother, Lankster Bransterrer of O'Fallon; one daughter-in-law, Donna McDowell of Curryville; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one son, Donald McDowell; two sisters, Eileen Smith and Julia Kohl; two great-grandchildren; and one daughter-in-law, Betty Fike.
Mrs. McDowell was a Sunday school teacher at Elm Grove Baptist Church.

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  • Created by: Anne Wagner
  • Added: 1 Feb 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial 65052680
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Esther Hall Branstetter McDowell (20 Oct 1905–12 Mar 2003), Find a Grave Memorial no. 65052680, citing Hays Creek Cemetery, Ralls County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Anne Wagner (contributor 47240295) .