NEWPORT NEWS - Betty S. Dowdy passed away peacefully on Sept. 19, 2010. She was born Sept. 12, 1934.
Betty was a graduate of Newport News High School class of 1952. She was married to Edward Dowdy until his death in 1997.
She is survived by her son, David K. Dowdy; daughter, Susan D. Jones and her husband, Scotty; grandchildren, Rebecca D. Fogelman, Josh and Sarah Jones; sisters, Mildred Brunner and Mary Ayers, all of Richmond; and a 'special grandson', Philip Williams.
Betty was a member of the 'Old Friends Club' and was their secretary. She volunteered for years at the Ferguson Center and Mary Immaculate Hospital. She was also involved in the Lions Club variety show.
A service of remembrance will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010, at Newmarket Baptist Church, 8309 Orcutt Ave., Hampton, by the Pastor Skip Hathaway.
Donations in Betty's memory can be made to the Peninsula SPCA or the Lions Club. View and post condolences on our online guestbook at dailypress.com/guestbooks.
Published by Daily Press from Sep. 24 to Sep. 25, 2010.