McDowell, Jr., Luther Milton Age: 90
Passed Away: 2010-12-31
Funeral Home: Scot Ward Funeral Services Harry White Chapel
Luther Milton McDowell, Jr. Luther Milton McDowell, Jr., 90, of Jonesboro, died Friday, Dec., 31, 2010. Mr. McDowell was preceded in death by his wife, Charlotte Corley McDowell; daughter, Mary Constance, and son, Robert Dewey. He is survived by daughter, Julie McDowell and Jerry Dunn, of Jonesboro; son, Steve and Linda McDowell, of Fayetteville; brother-in-law, John W. Gregory, of Nashville; sister-in-law, Hazel Jo and Bill Smith, of Conyers; grandsons, Thomas McDowell, of Atlanta; Aaron McDowell and David McDowell, of Fayetteville; and eight nieces and nephews. Mr. McDowell was a WWII veteran and retired banker. He was very active in the community with his volunteer efforts, including: the Kiwanis Club, American Heart Association, Chamber of Commerce. He was also a member of First Baptist Church of Jonesboro. Funeral services were held Monday, Jan. 3, at Scot Wards Harry White Chapel, at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Randy Peek officiating. Interment followed at East View Cemetery. The family received friends Sunday, from 3 p.m., to 6 p.m. Contributions, in lieu of flowers, may be made to The VFW Foundation, 406 W. 34th St., Kansas City, Mo. 64111. Condolences may be submitted online at www.scotward.com. Scot Ward Funeral Services Harry White Chapel, 1299 Milstead Ave., Conyers, 30012, (770) 483-7216.