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Services Scheduled for Elizabeth, Fischer and Ben Dowdy

On July 30, 2012 this world suffered a tragic loss.  In the blink of an eye, so many lives changed forever.  A wife, mother, daughter, sister, aunt, and friend – full of life, energy, joy, love and promise along with her three children were delivered into the waiting arms of God.  Though our world is and will remain forever empty without them, Heaven adds to its ranks the joyous sounds of happy children and the ever present love, joy and devotion that only a mother, wife and daughter can provide.  Mother - Elizabeth Anne Dowdy and her three children Fischer Phillip Dowdy, Benjamin Samuel Dowdy and a perfect soul that was yet delivered into our arms have begun their new lives with absolute certainty, joining many loved ones who have made the journey before them. 

They are survived by their husband and Father - Samuel Dowdy, Jr. of Salado, Mother/ Stepfather /Grandparents, Julie and John Diem of Georgetown, Father/Stepmother/Grandparents, Jeffrey and Lisa Herro of Lexington, Sisters/Aunt Lauren Dowdy, Brother/Uncle Daniel Dowdy and Niece/Cousin Ava Taylor of Taylor, Sister/Aunt Jennifer Herro of Round Rock; Sister/Aunt Amanda Dowdy of Lexington,  and Grandparents Sam and Rhonda Dowdy of Lexington; Grandparents/Great Grandparents Helen and Mike Murphy of Bastrop and Great Grandmother/Great-Great Grandmother Erna Patschke of Fedor.

They are pre-ceded in death by Sister/Aunt Michelle Dowdy.   Each of them are joined in their grief by a host of family and friends all of whom share in our loss and rejoice in the lives and times we had with this beautiful family.

Elizabeth Anne Dowdy, Born February 27, 1987, Age 25

Fischer Phillip Dowdy, Born October 1, 2008, Age 3

Benjamin Samuel Dowdy, Born April 15, 2010, Age 2

Baby Dowdy, Expected January 1, 2013

Reborn – July 30, 2012

Services will be held at Salado United Methodist Church located at 650 Royal Street, Salado Texas 76571.  Visitation will begin at 9 AM, Thursday, August 2, 2012 and Services will commence at 11 AM.  A short graveside ceremony will take place immediately following at the Salado Cemetery.   In lieu of flowers donations are appreciated to the United Methodist Church/Dowdy Memorial.

 

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