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Gladys McDowell


Posted on: 07.16.2018 at 10:22 a.m.

Gladys McDowell died Friday, July 13, 2018 at Columbus Regional Healthcare. She was born in Columbus County, the daughter of the late Clyde Lee and Ollie Dew Lee. She was the widow of James McDowell.
She was formerly employed with Whiteville Apparel until her retirement.
Her funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Monday, July 16 in Peacock’s Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Tommy Bryson officiating. The family will receive friends from 1-3 p.m. Monday, July 16 prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will be in Peacock’s Columbus Memorial Park.
She is survived by one daughter, Betty Valente and husband, Al, of Wilmington; one son, Nathan McCormick Jr. and wife, Lorraine, of Winnabow; three sisters, Estelle Sellers of Albemarle, Betty Bordeaux of Lumberton, Jeanette Mims of Columbia, S.C.; five grandchildren, Bobbie McManus and husband, Mike, of Waxhaw, H.R. White II and wife, Molly, of Knoxville, Tenn., Renee Molina and husband, Santos, of Raleigh, Michelle Stupka and husband, Tim, of Coal Valley, Ill., Nathan McCormick III of Rocky Point; and five great-grandchildren, Hannah McManus, Barrett White, Hayden White, Samantha Sorrells and Aida Molina.
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