Jane Ann Dowdy, 85, of Chapmanville, WV, departed this life on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at her residence
She was born February 1, 1933 in Columbus, OH, a daughter of the late Sylvester and Myrtle VanMeter.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence Clinton Dowdy and two sons, Lawrence Clinton Dowdy Jr and Gary Lee Dowdy, one daughter-in-law, Peggy Dowdy, one son-in-law, Robert Browning, two sisters, Clara Peck and Martha White, and two brothers, David VanMeter and Sherman VanMeter.
Jane enjoyed going to church and spending time with her family and friends.
Those left to cherish her memory include one daughter, Kathy Browning; three sons, Sherman (Delta) Dowdy, Clark (Anna) Dowdy and Keith (Pamela) Dowdy; three sisters, Emma White, Mary Vance and Florence Hodges; one brother, Charles VanMeter; seven grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.
Services will be held at 12:00 pm, Saturday, May 12, 2018 at Freeman Funeral Home with Harold McMillen officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Pecks Mill, WV.
Visitation will be on Friday, May 11, 2018 from 6 – 9 pm at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be family and friends.
Freeman Funeral Home, Chapmanville, WV is in charge of the arrangements.