Mrs. Katherine Marie Goodrich Dowden (formerly of Roseburg, Oregon), 92, died Thursday, July 3, 2014 at Hermitage Gardens in Oxford, MS. A graveside service will be held Saturday, July 5, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. at Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Waller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Born in St. Louis, Missouri to the late Annie Jessie Johnson, Mrs. Dowden was a member of the Church of Christ and the Rebecca Women's Club. She was an accountant for an auto dealership. Marie enjoyed crocheting, sewing and gardening. Her garden grew most of the food for her family. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Rodney Herbert Dowden, Sr. She is survived by a daughter, Anita Toma and her husband, Ray of Oxford, MS; a son, Rodney Dowden of Texas; a brother, Marshall Arnold of Colorado; seven grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. Memorial contributions in Mrs. Dowden's memory may be made to the
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Published in El Paso Times from July 4 to July 11, 2014