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Malcolm L. Dowell

Thursday, September 14, 2006 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel in Vandalia, Missouri.

Friday, September 15, 2006 at 10:00 a.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel, 500 S. Main Street in Vandalia, Missouri.
Officiating will be: Rev. Marvin Jones.
Music provided by: Kevin Morris, soloist and Rose Thomas, accompanist.
Interment will be in the Vandalia Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Ron Rourke, Billy Joe Wyatt, Larry Dowell, J. C. Dowell, Fred Schambach and Michael Lovell.

Malcolm L. Dowell passed away at 9:20 a.m. Wednesday, September 13, 2006 at his home in Vandalia, Missouri. Malcolm served his country during World War II in the U. S. Army. He served in the Pacific Theatre and was in the Phillipines and the occupation of Japan. After the service, he started working at the CE Refractories near Farber, Missouri as a forklift opeator. Malcolm worked at CE for over 39 years, retiring in March 1984. He was a charter member of the Southside Baptist Church in Vandalia where he had served as a Sunday School teacher and deacon. Malcolm enjoyed woodcrafts, hunting, fishing and spending time with his family.

Born: September 24, 1922 in Center, Missouri the son of Jettie Christopher and Nona Myrtle (Hendricks) Dowell.

Married: Wilma N. Reddick in Center on August 28, 1941; she preceded him in death on August 6, 2003.

Survivors include: two daughters, Wanda J. and husband, Tom Lovell of rural Curryville, Missouri and Beverly A. and husband, Roy Swain of Vandalia, Missouri; three grandchildren, Missy McCoskey of Laddonia; Tony and Roma Lovell of Curryville and Sarah and Kenny Boyce of Columbia, Missouri; eight great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by: three brothers, Paul Dowell, Elbern Dowell and Lloyd Dowell.

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