Mary “Nanny” Dowker left “this ole world” on September 24th surrounded by her family. She was born February 8th, 1922 and lived 93 years. She was preceded in death by her brother Bill Pelfrey and wife Ruth, her husband, J.C. Dowker and children Sue Reichart & David Dowker and his wife, Helen, her best friends: Joann McPeters, Gladys Miller & Vera Sue Day. She was the most loving and giving woman to everyone she met….every time she was in the hospital the nurses wanted to take her home with them. They would always comment, “You are so lucky to have her!” She touched everyone she met with her love, there is a place in “this ole world” that will be forever empty without her. She leaves behind many loved ones…..Sons: Don Dowker & wife Donna, Steve Dowker & wife Connie, Grandchildren: Suzanne Emmert & husband Keith, Lisa Price & husband Tim, Shawn Burnette and wife Teresa, Duane Dowker & wife Janice, Presley Dowker & Jaret Dowker. Great grandchildren: Josh Clark, Traci Strickland, Anthony Dowker, Samantha Saunders, Seth & Jessica Emmert, Madison, Kaitlyn & Makenzie Burnette, Amber & Kayla Clark. Nephew Jr. Pelfrey and very dear loving niece Shelia Cart. Special friend, Brenda Peppers. A true and faithful friend, Pat Brown, of whom she called “my girl”. Many friends, neighbors, 9 great grandchildren, step grandchildren and step great grandchild too numerous to mention.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, September 27th 2015 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm. Funeral service will follow from the chapel of Evans Mortuary at 3:00 pm with Bro. Keith Emmert officiating. Graveside services will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery. Evans Mortuary is serving the family of Mary “Nanny” Dowker.