age 79, of Cleveland, Texas, passed away Sunday, February 17, 2013 in Conroe, Texas. She was born May 16, 1933 in Oakwood, Texas to parents Barney Augustus Dorman and Eva Sue Cloud who preceded her in death along with her husband Milton Dowdell; daughter Janet Evans; grandson Jesse Evans; and sisters Ruby Hahn and Reba Smith.
Survivors include her children Susan Rice and husband Nicholas, Sandra Ward, James Dowdell and wife Donna; sister Ruth Stark; brothers Ross Dorman and wife Dorothy and R.C. Dorman and wife Wanda; eight grandchildren Jamie Dowdell, Carla Polm, Jimmy Morse, Janet Jackson, Sonja Bratton, Kevin Dowdell, Keith Dowdell, and Austin Rice; countless great-grandchildren and other cherished family members and friends.
Visitation will be Thursday, February 21, 2013, 6:00-9:00 p.m. Pace Stancil Funeral Home, Cleveland, Texas. Funeral services will be held Friday, February 22, 2013, 2:00 p.m. at Pace-Stancil Funeral Home Chapel, Cleveland, Texas with interment following at Cleveland Memorial Park Cemetery, Cleveland, Texas.