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Mildred Creech
B: 1937-06-21
D: 2017-05-22
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Creech, Mildred
Daniel Montambo
B: 1942-08-17
D: 2017-05-21
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Montambo, Daniel
Jacoba Schoonhoven
B: 1925-03-06
D: 2017-05-21
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Schoonhoven, Jacoba
Donald Veeder
B: 1946-07-07
D: 2017-05-20
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Veeder, Donald
Leslie Hyde
B: 1929-03-03
D: 2017-05-20
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Hyde , Leslie
Gwendolyn Newberry
B: 1944-08-26
D: 2017-05-20
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Newberry, Gwendolyn
Lester Stokes
B: 1927-07-04
D: 2017-05-18
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Stokes, Lester
Ernest White
B: 1938-06-20
D: 2017-05-15
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White, Ernest
Jenelle Henry
B: 1928-10-01
D: 2017-05-13
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Henry, Jenelle
Shirley Smith
B: 1946-10-23
D: 2017-05-12
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Smith , Shirley
Walter Payne
B: 1926-03-01
D: 2017-05-12
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Payne, Walter
William Dowdy
B: 1932-08-15
D: 2017-05-12
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Dowdy , William
James Chapman
B: 1935-09-04
D: 2017-05-11
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Chapman, James
Linda Mc Tague
B: 1957-11-22
D: 2017-05-10
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Mc Tague , Linda
Mary Jackson
B: 1947-11-20
D: 2017-05-09
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Jackson, Mary
Jeffrey McGinnis
B: 1952-10-13
D: 2017-05-08
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McGinnis , Jeffrey
Rita Mitchell
B: 1945-03-27
D: 2017-05-06
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Mitchell, Rita
David Maurer
B: 1943-07-25
D: 2017-05-05
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Maurer, David
Margaret Keagle
B: 1931-04-15
D: 2017-05-05
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Keagle, Margaret
John Mayer
B: 1923-09-28
D: 2017-05-04
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Mayer, John
Frank Davis
B: 1943-03-27
D: 2017-05-01
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Davis, Frank

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Obituary for William Dowdy

William "Bill" Dowdy, 84, of Battle Creek, Michigan, passed away on Friday, May 12, 2017 at home. He was born on August 15, 1932, the son of Walter Lee Dowdy and Ora Lee (Moore) Dowdy.
Bill was a lifetime member of the Second Missionary Baptist Church.
Bill is survived by his Three Daughters, Beverly Richelle Dowdy, Renee Billencia Dowdy and Billyne Michelle Dowdy; Son, James Foster; Five Sisters, Vivian Dowdy-Robins, Della Dowdy-Roberts, Ora Dowdy-Rhodes, Abbie Dowdy-Gray, Cecilia Dowdy-Taggart; Two Brothers, Walter Lee (Roberta) Dowdy, Joe (Mattie) Dowdy; Two Grandsons, Jamayl Joseph Dowdy, Khiry Isiah Dowdy; Grandchildren, James Jr. Savannah and Jasmine Foster; Great-grandson, Bentley Dowdy; Granddaughter, Brittney Renee Dowdy; . He was preceded in death by his Father, Walter Lee Dowdy, Mother, Ora Lee Dowdy, Son, William Dowdy, Jr., Sister, Rosie Dowdy-Wright.
Bill donated to many charities that would eventually help people. He was a world renown legendary jazz musician with the Three Sounds.

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