Dowdy, Ellen Dove

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Ellen Dove Dowdy age 71, of Little Creek, Bland County died, Wednesday, January 5, 2022, at her home. She was born in Blacksburg, Va. on December 9, 1950 to the late Willie Antney and Lola Mae Owens Dove. She was also preceded in death by her brothers, Robert Dove, Willie “Buddy” Dove, Ribble Dove; sisters, Nellie Cook and Betty Tolly.

She is survived by her husband, Henry Dowdy; son and daughter-in-law, Bentley “Randy” and Catrina Thompson; three daughters and sons-in-law, Pamela Thornton, Teresa and Joe Shepard, and Melissa and Michael Cox; sister and brother-in-law, Virginia and Wayne Slusser; brother and sister-in-law, Gene and Janice Dove; grandchildren, Sierra and Cody Sowers, Ryan Thompson, Ally Thompson; special great-grandson, Cayson Sowers.

Graveside services will be conducted Monday, January 10, 2022 at 11:00 am in the Dove Family Cemetery with Pastor Linda Hale and Rev. Derek Cowan officiating.

Arrangements by McCoy Funeral Home, Blacksburg.