• Ella Faye Dowdle
    Ella Faye Dowdle

Ella Faye Dowdle

ROCK HILL, SOUTH CAROLINA - Mrs. Ella Faye Dowdle, 90, passed away on Friday, Aug. 10, 2018 at the Wayne T. Patrick Hospice House.

The funeral service was held Monday, Aug. 13, 2018 at Woodland United Methodist Church with the Rev. Dr. Eddie Usher officiating. Burial was in Forest Hills Cemetery. The family received friends prior to the service at the church. 

Born in Franklin, Mrs. Dowdle was a daughter of the late Jessie Sloan Holbrooks and the late Beadel Isenhower Holbrooks. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Franklin Doran Dowdle; her daughter, Patricia Ann Dowdle; her brother, Dillard Holbrooks; and her sister, Marie Mason. 

She was a member of Woodland United Methodist Church, the United Methodist Women and the Walking Club at the church. She loved to cook and serve others. She also enjoyed spending time with her family, camping, shopping and traveling to the beach or the mountains. 

Surviving are her sons, Larry Dowdle (Gail) of Walhalla, South Carolina and Edwin Dowdle (Lynn) of Catawba, South Carolina; her daughters, Margaret Wilson (Stan) of Loganville, Georgia, Doris Mitchell (Warren) of Edgemoor, South Carolina and Wanda Dowdle Davis of Rock Hill, South Carolina; nine grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and her brothers, Bob Holbrooks and Bill Holbrooks, both of Franklin.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Mrs. Dowdle’s name to the Alzheimer’s Association of South Carolina, 4124 Clemson Boulevard #L, Anderson, South Carolina 29621 or to Woodland United Methodist Church, 801 N Cherry Road, Rock Hill, SC 29732.

Condolences may be made at greenefuneralhome.net.

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