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Lessie Kidd Dowdy

Olive Branch, MS

Lessie Kidd Dowdy, 95, of Olive Branch, MS, passed away peacefully at home on June 9, 2017, and was joyfully reunited with Victor Dowdy, her husband of 55 years, her parents, John and Idella Kidd, her sister, Judy Kidd Walsh and grandson, Keith Campbell. She is survived by her daughter, Peggy Robinson and son-in-law, Shellie Robinson of Olive Branch; grandsons, Kevin Campbell and wife, Gina of Lakeland, TN, and Brad Elkins of Olive Branch; four great-grandchildren, Drew Campbell, Tyler Campbell, Whitney Campbell and Meredith Elkins; brothers, John Kidd of Oxford, Mississippi, and Gerald Kidd (Mildred) of Pontotoc, MS, and a host of beloved in-laws, nieces,nephews and friends.

Lessie retired from Goldsmith's Department Store. She was a charter member of Hickory Ridge Baptist Church and then a long-time member of Longview Heights Baptist Church, where she was active in the Joy Sunday School Class.

Visitation will be Tuesday, June 13, from 12:30 p.m.-2 p.m. with the service to immediately follow at 2 p.m. at Forest Hill Funeral Home,South, 2545 E. Holmes Road, Memphis, TN 38118. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be sent to Longview Heights Baptist Church, 4501 Goodman Road, Olive Branch, MS 38654 or the .
Published in The Commercial Appeal on June 12, 2017
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