Dowdy, Charlene Thomas

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Charlene Marie Thomas Dowdy, 76 of Christiansburg, VA, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, October 27, 2022. She was born on May 29, 1946, to Edgar “Bud” and Kathleen Linkous Thomas of Christiansburg, VA.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Irvin “June” Dowdy of Christiansburg, VA.; great-grandson, Hayden Quesenberry; father, Edgar “Bud” Thomas of Christiansburg, VA; and siblings, Linda Thomas of Ballard, WV, Patricia “Trish” Jones of Parrott, VA, Edwina “Cricket” Crouse of Christiansburg, VA, and Michael “Mike” Thomas of Pembroke, VA.

Charlene is survived by three children, Tracy Smith (Chris) of Snowville, VA, Cheryl Hudgins (Steve Rapp) of Radford, VA, and Tami Hall (Calvin) of Parrott, VA. She is also survived by her mother, Kathleen Thomas of Christiansburg, VA; Sister, Vicky Jones (Jerry) and brother, Ricky Thomas (Lois) all of Christiansburg, VA; grandchildren, Josh Quesenberry (Brooke), of Pembroke, VA, Amber Flesher (Jared), of Snowville, VA, Terri “Michelle” Forbes (Ben) of Christiansburg, VA, Brandon Earles (Sara), Spencer Earles (Candace) all of Dublin, VA; great-grandchildren, Hunnter Quesenberry, Heith Quesenberry, Dallas Sheppard, McKinley Sheppard, Lane Sheppard, Trampus Flesher, Jeremiah Sanders, Jordyn Forbes, Jocelyn Forbes, Jensen Earles, and Piper Earles; as well as numerous nieces, and nephews.

Charlene owned and operated Irv’s Car Care with her husband for over 30+ years in Radford, VA. She attended Cornersview Pentecostal Holiness Church in Snowville, VA. The family would like to extend their respect and gratitude to all the staff of Radford Health and Rehab Center. Charlene will be sadly missed by all who loved her.

Funeral Services will be conducted Tuesday, November 1, 2022, at 1:00 P.M. in the McCoy Funeral Home Chapel with the Pastor Frankie Graham officiating. Interment will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Christiansburg. The family will receive friends from 12-1:00 P.M, Tuesday, November 1, 2022, at the McCoy Funeral Home, 150 Country Club Dr. S.W. Blacksburg, Va.