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dowell_anna_mae_hodge_5-4-16Anna Mae Hodge Dowell, age 79, passed away Thursday, April 21, 2016 at Holston Valley Medical Center. She was born October 5, 1936 to the late Jacob Hodge and Mollie Stanton Hodge. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Butler Dowell; four brothers: Burt Hodge, Lee Hodge, Clyde Hodge, and Ralph Hodge; and two sisters: Laura McQueen and Bonnie Guinn.
Anna enjoyed gardening and flowers. She also liked to quilt and go for walks.
She is survived by two daughters: Anita “Sissy” Hammons and significant other Charles Dixon and Rebeccia Dowell and significant other Keith Clawson, both of Mountain City; two sons: Johnny Dowell of Mountain City and Chris Dowell of Trade; two brothers: Ray Hodge and wife Nola of Hampton and J.S. Hodge of Butler; six grandchildren: Sarah Hammons, Cleve Main, Stephanie Dixon, R.J. Main, Natasha Potter, and Keisha Taylor; seven great-grandchildren: Kaleb Hammons, Dahlia Hammons, Quinton Potter, Riley Potter, Lena Hammons, McKenzie Potter, and Ulrich Main. Special friend Pearl Thomas and several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services were held Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. from the Charles B. Hux Memorial Chapel with Rev Roy Dowell and Rev. Teddy Lewis officiating. The family received friends from 6-8:00 p.m. prior to the service. Graveside service and interment were at 11:00 a.m., Friday, April 29, 2016 from Sunset Memorial Park. Pallbearers were Jimmy Trivett, Keith Clawson, Charles Dixon, Kaleb Hammons, Randy Cornett, and Michael Dixon. Honorary pallbearers were Dr. John Whitlock and Glenn Hall, Jr.
At other times friends may also call the residence at 810 Eggers Branch Road, Mountain City, TN 37683.
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Professional services for the Dowell family are in the care of Hux-Lipford Funeral Home, Mountain City, TN.