November 25, 1925 ~ September 3, 2004

Born in: Buncombe County, NC,
Resided in: Asheville, NC

Grace Elizabeth Dowdle, 78, of 47 West Street, Asheville, died Friday, September 3, 2004, at the Hospice Solace Center. Mrs. Dowdle was born in Buncombe County and was a daughter of the late John and Bonnie Flynn Maltry. She was married to David Dowdle who died in 1987. She was a retired sewing machine operator and was a member of the Asheville Wesleyan Church. Surviving are two daughters, Annie Rice and her husband Johnny of Swannanoa and Martha Camp of Asheville; three sons. Steve Parker and his wife Lillie Mae, Robert Parker and his wife Gail and Kermit Parker and his wife Julia, all of Asheville; three sisters, Marian Parker, Daisy Warren and Myrtle Moore and two brothers John Junior Maltry and George Maltry, all of Asheville; twelve grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be at 3:00 pm Sunday at Ashelawn Gardens Cemetery with the Rev. Glenn Weaver officiating. Memorials may be made to Mountain Area Hospice, PO Box 25338, Asheville, NC 28813.

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  1. To the family of Grace Dowdle, we send our condolences. We remember Grace fondly as a lovely woman and wonderful employee when we worked with her at American Threshold Industries. We are so sorry to hear of your loss. audie and bob

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  2. My prayers go out to the family. Grace was a beautiful lady and a sweet aunt. She gave us precious memories. She will never be forgotten.
    love,
    shirley

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  3. Grace was a wonderful sister.I will always treasure the talks we shared over the years.She will be sadly missed by everyone that knew her. Your Loving Sister Marian

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  4. My dearest Grace I made you a promise that I was not able to keep.I wish I could Have given you your last reguest. You are in your Heavenly mansion now with your Hevenely Father whom loves you very much.I will miss you very much and I hope you know that I would have done anything within my power for you.You will always be in my thoughs and a very special place in my heart for ever. Love Always your niece Betty

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