Ms. Dowdy was a resident of Arnold where she worked as an accountant for many years and was currently living in Dexter.
Besides her mother, she is survived by one brother and sister-in law, Dr. Ray and Brenda Dowdy of Dexter; two nieces, Geren Long and husband Jason of Dexter and Kaylan Dockins and husband Dickie of Sikeston; and three great-nieces.
Visitation will be held at the Jay B. Smith Funeral Home, 777 Oakwood Drive, in Fenton on Friday, Nov. 27, 2009, from 5-8 p.m. A graveside funeral service will be held on Saturday, Nov. 28, 2009 at 2:30 p.m. in the Armstead Dowdy Cemetery in Dexter with Dr. Steve Easterwood officiating. Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter is in charge of all arrangements.
The family requests that all memorials be made to the 18 Fore Life c/o Scott Kruse, 705 Laurie Street, Dexter, Mo. 63841.