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Floetta Dowdy

January 8, 1928 August 31, 2018
Floetta Dowdy
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Obituary for Floetta Dowdy

Floetta Dowdy 90 of Taylorville, IL passed away Friday, August 31, 2018 at Memorial Hospital in Springfield, IL. She was born in Harrisburg, IL to the late Joseph and Madge Reynolds Gwin on January 8, 1928. Floetta later married the late James L. Dowdy on January 8, 1945, which happened to be their birthdays. Her grandchildren always brought a smile to her face. She lived most of her life in the Battleford- Blockhouse area even before living in Harrisburg for 20 years. She moved to the Taylorville, IL area in November of 2014. Floetta was a Homemaker and worked at the A.L. Bowen Children’s Center and Harrisburg Hospital for a short time. She belonged to the Palestine Social Brethren Church for many years and was an elder in the church.
She is survived by her children, James R. and wife Kathleen Dowdy of Edinburg, IL, Karen and husband Richard O’Halloran of Harrisburg, IL, Donna and the late Robert Scott of Taylorville, IL, and Carla and husband Scott Fowler of Warrier, AL. One brother, Jack Gwin of Farwell, MI and 11 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren
Floetta was preceded in death by her parents, her husband James L. Dowdy and 6 brothers & sisters.
Funeral services will be 1:00 PM Saturday, September 8, 2018 at the J.M. Weirauch Funeral Home with Rev. Steve Hunt officiating. Burial will be in the Palestine Cemetery. Friends may call from 11 AM to 1 PM Saturday at the J.M. Weirauch Funeral Home.


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Visitation

Saturday

8

Sep

11:00 AM 9/8/2018 11:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 9/8/2018 1:00:00 PM
J.M. Weirauch Funeral Home

211 North Jackson St.
Harrisburg, IL 62946

J.M. Weirauch Funeral Home
211 North Jackson St. Harrisburg 62946 IL
United States

Service

Saturday

8

Sep

1:00 PM 9/8/2018 1:00:00 PM
J.M. Weirauch Funeral Home

211 North Jackson St.
Harrisburg, IL 62946

J.M. Weirauch Funeral Home
211 North Jackson St. Harrisburg 62946 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Palestine Cemetery Final Resting Place

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Carrier Mills, Illinois 62917

_ Carrier Mills 62917 Illinois
United States
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