Helen Maxine Thompson Dowdy was born January 18, 1949 the daughter of the late Jerry and Beatrice Denney Thompson. She passed away Monday morning, April 24, 2017 at her home in the Cumberland Manor Apartments reaching an age of 68 years.
She is survived by her childrenPatty Lynn and her husband Robert New, Christopher "Chris" Dowdy; and his late wifeBarbara Sullivan Dowdy and Misti Shirley and her husband Larry Lyons.
Also surviving are her grandchildrenLatisha Sartain, Kaylen
(Ashley) Harris, Braden Denney, Landon Denney, Taylor Sartain, Chance Leveridge, Amber and Karter Harris; her sisterErma Laws; and brothersKirby, Ronnie and Billy Thompson; with many nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends to mourn her passing.
She is preceded in death by a grandsonDrake Sartain; and siblingsDarlene Denney, Irene Thompson, Dallas and Eldon Thompson.
She had accepted Christ as her Savior as a young lady and became a member of the Shiloh Baptist Church and attended the Spann Hill Baptist Church and New Town Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Friday, April 28, 2017 in the funeral home chapel with Bro. Larry Marcum officiating. Burial was in the Spann Hill Cemetery.
Hickey and Son Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Published on May 2, 2017