LEADWOOD — Gracie Alene Dowd, 69, of Leadwood passed away July 24, 2009, at Country Meadows Nursing and Rehab in Park Hills. She was born November 13, 1939, at Lesterville. She was a member of Eastside Church of God.
She was preceded in death by: Parents, Benjamin and Maudie Marie (England) Lewis; husband, Donald Dowd; infant sisters, Annetta and Doretta Lewis; and son, Ron Dowd.
She is survived by: Sons, Don and Susie Dowd of South Carolina; Charles (Wes) Dowd of Frankclay, Eddie and Lisa Dowd of Frankclay, Rodney and Diana Dowd of Leadwood, and Tracy and Fawn Dowd of Leadwood; Daughter, Penny Dowd of Frankclay; brothers, James Lewis of Leadwood, Billy and Alberta Lewis of Leadwood; Boby and Cheryl Lewis of Clarkston, Ky., Stanley (Tiny) and Charlotte Lewis of Leadwood, Mike and Jeanette Lewis of Leadwood, Melvin and Marilyn Barnes of Farmington; sisters, Mary Ann and Ken Payne of Leadwood, and Carolyn and Allen Govero of Farmington; 17 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be 5 p.m., Sunday, July 26, 2009, at C.Z. Boyer & Son Funeral Home in Leadwood. Services will be 11 a.m., Monday, July 27, 2009, at C.Z. Boyer & Chapel in Leadwood.. Interment at Leadwood Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the American Diabetes Association.