Submitted by Andrew MackieNorth Carolina Daniel Boone Heritage Trail, Inc.
November 26, 2012
MOCKSVILLE - Mr. Terry Wayne Dowell, 60, of Pennington Dowell Lane, died Friday, Nov. 23, 2012.
He was born on Dec. 22, 1951, in Surry County to the late William Clarence and Florida Virginia Cheek Dowell. Mr. Dowell was employed with Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in the Engineering Department and had been a carpenter most of his life. He enjoyed hunting, gardening and spending time with his best friends, Ronnie Brown, Gary Myers, Lynn Myers and his neighbor, Larry. Terry loved life and enjoyed being with his family.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Kay Frances Cook. Survivors include his wife of 29 years, Kay Frances Willard Dowell; a son, Nicholas Tyler Dowell, both of the home; siblings, Steven William Dowell (Diane) of East Bend, Virginia Ann Vest (David) of Mocksville, Patricia Christine Hawks (Earl) of Low Gap and Roslyn Marlene Stewart (Curtis) of East Bend; and many special nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be conducted at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 27, at Eaton Funeral Chapel with Rev. Randy Manser officiating.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, at Oak Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Memorials may be considered for Oak Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Steve Whitaker, 2539 US Hwy 158 Mocksville, NC 27028. Online condolences may be made at www.eatonfuneralservice.com