Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Miss Gussie Dowdell
Funeral service for Ms. Gussie Lee Dowdell, 79, of Loachapoka, will be held at 11:00 am Saturday, November 22, 2014 at Ebenezer CME Church with interment in Loachapoka Cemetery. Rev. Larry Threatts will officiate. Ms. Dowdell passed Wednesday, November 12, 2014 in Auburn. She was a member of Ebenezer CME Church. While actively serving in the church, she was a Stewardess, Sunday School teacher and musician. Ms. Dowdell graduated from Alabama State University. After thirty-nine years in education, she retired from the Lee County School System. She served her entire teaching career at Loachapoka Elementary School. Ms. Dowdell was a member of Epsilon Beta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.. Ms. Dowdell was preceded in death by her daughter, Jody Dowdell. The family will receive relatives and friends at the funeral home Friday at 6:00 pm. Her remains will lie in state at the church one hour prior to the service. Survivors: a daughter, Victoria Dowdell of Auburn; a son, Christopher Dowdell of Loachapoka; a host of grandchildren; other family members and friends.