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Jimmy Trafton Dowdy, 77, of 199 Dowdy's Bay Road, Grandy, died Monday, Nov. 25, 2013 in the Norfolk Sentara General Hospital, Norfolk, Va. Mr. Dowdy was born in Grandy, on July 19, 1936 to the late William Griggs Dowdy and the late Eunice Grandy Dowdy. He was a retired owner/operator of a floor covering company and was an U. S. Army veteran.
Mr. Dowdy is survived by his wife, Jackie Wilson Dowdy of the home; three daughters, Sherri Brodil and husband, Jeff, of Grandy, Terri Griggs and husband, William, of San Jose, Calif., and Kerri Kennedy Johnson and husband, Tony, of Grandy; one sister, Judy Griggs and husband, Billy, of Virginia Beach, Va. Also, he is survived by his seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
A service of remembrance will be held Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, at 2 p.m. in Twiford Memorial Chapel, Church Street, by Minister Dennis Crehan. The family will receive friends and relatives in the lobby of the funeral home immediately following the chapel service. Twiford Funeral Home, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City, is assisting the Dowdy family. Online memorial condolences may be sent to the family at www.twifordfh.com.
Twiford's Funeral Home - Elizabeth City
405 E CHURCH
Elizabeth City, NC 27909-
Published in The Daily Advance on Nov. 29, 2013