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Thelma Lillian "Bouie" Dowell

October 19, 1924 — August 25, 2023

Mt. Airy

Thelma Lillian "Bouie" Dowell

 

Miss Thelma Lillian “Bouie” Dowell, 98, of Mt. Airy, passed away on Friday, August 25, 2023, at her home.  She was born on October 19, 1924, in Surry County to the late Ambrose Lafayette and Nannie Lessie Deatherage Dowell.  She was a loving homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church.  She is survived by sisters and brother-in-law, Opal Marion, Nancy and Albert Adams, Carolyne Churchill; A brother, Jimmy Dowell; a sister-in-law, Mary Dowell; many nieces and nephews.  In addition to her parents, Miss Dowell was preceded in death by sisters, Edith Joyce, Betty Neece, Patricia Terrell; brothers, Byron, Leo, Charles, Harry, Roscoe, Jack, and A.L. Dowell, Jr. a sister-in-law Carole Dowell.  A memorial service will be held Saturday, September 9, 2023, at 12:00 noon at First Baptist Church in Mt. Airy with the Rev. Jay Meadows officiating.  The family will receive friends Saturday, September 9, 2023, from 11:00 AM until time for the service at the church.  Moody Funeral Services in Mt. Airy is serving the Dowell family.  Flowers will be accepted, or memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church, 714 N Main St., Mt. Airy, NC 27030 or to Mountain Valley Hospice, 1427 Edgewood Dr., Mt. Airy, NC 27030.  Online condolences may be made at www.moodyfuneralservices.com.

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Visitation

Saturday, September 9, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

First Baptist Church-Mt Airy

714 N Main St, Mt Airy, NC 27030

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Memorial Service

Saturday, September 9, 2023

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

First Baptist Church-Mt Airy

714 N Main St, Mt Airy, NC 27030

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