MIRIAM BARBER DOWDY Miriam Barber Dowdy of Leland, passed away on September 1, 2014. Miriam was born in Maxton, NC on January 24, 1935. Daughter of the late James William Barber and Louise Evans Barber. She was also preceded in death by her husband Robert Harlee Dowdy Jr. and sisters Sylvia Stokes, Glenda Langley, Nancy Hudson, Mary Katherine Howell, and brothers James William Barber Jr. and Benjamin Lewis Barber. She is survived by her daughters, Dolly Dowdy, Patty and husband Raymond Mathis, son Robert H Dowdy III and wife Vickie, and a sister Myrna Epps and husband Harlan in Florida, five grandchildren and five great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Miriam was a great seamstress and avid gardener. She had a quirky sense of humor and loved to explore thrift shops for unique finds. She was a loyal member of the Thursday chicks club. Miriam will be dearly missed by all. A graveside service will be held 11am Thursday September 4, 2014 at Greenlawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 7pm until 8pm Wednesday September 3, 2014 at Andrews Mortuary Market Street Chapel. Condolences to the family at www.andrewsmortuary.com Andrews Mortuary Market Street Chapel
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Published in the Wilmington Star-News on Sept. 2, 2014