Alice Mae (Bennington) Dowdell
Alice Mae (Bennington) Dowdell, age 79, formerly of Summitville passed away Dec. 5, 2011, in Carroll Healthcare Center.
Born Aug. 10, 1932, in Wellsburg, WV, she was a daughter of the late Minnie May Dowden and Floyd Larcaza Bennington.
She lived in Summitville over 50 years and was a member of Bethesda Presbyterian Church.
She is survived by a son, Paul B. (Linda) Dowdell II of Carrollton; daughter, Janine (Bob) Griffith of Summitville; a grandson, Corey J. Griffith and two granddaughters, Carissa Ann and Casey M. Griffith, all of Summitville; a step grandson, Jason (Amanda) Beadnell of Carrollton; step granddaughter, Jennifer (Grant) Board of Richmond; two step great grandchildren; two brothers, Bob (Donna) Easterday of Glenmoor and Neal in Michigan.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul B. Dowell, whom she married Jan. 21, 1956, and who died Dec. 6, 1992; a brother, Rusty; a sister; and a step grandson.
Private funeral and calling hours will be Thursday, Dec. 8 at Maple-Cotton Funeral Home with Rev. Tom Allmon officiating. Burial will follow in St. John's Cemetery in Summitville. The family would like to say "Thank you so very much" to the staff of Carroll Healthcare Center and Hospice for the care they gave Alice.