Mr. Jerrell Dowden CLARKS HILL, SC –
Funeral Services for Mr. Jerrell Dowden, 72, of Mill Creek Drive, who entered into rest September 20, 2013, will be conducted Tuesday morning at 11 o’clock from Republican Baptist Church. Rev. Lance Thomas and Rev. Ron Thompson officiating. Interment in Republican Baptist Church Cemetery with Full Military Honors. Mr. Dowden was a native of Louisiana, having made South Carolina his home for the past 43 years. He served his country for 22 years in the US Army and was a faithful member of Republican Baptist Church. Mr. Dowden was a former pastor at Grace Baptist Church in Harlem, GA. He was a loving husband, father, grandchildren and great-grandfather. Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Elaine Dorr Dowden; three sons and daughters-in-law, Lance and Diane Dowden, Merryville, LA, James and Martha Dowden, Graniteville, SC and Jeffrey Dowden, Ocala, FL; a daughter and son-in-law, Brenda and Ron Thompson, Radcliff, KY; a brother, Charles E. Dowden, Redstone, AL; a sister, Betty Watson, Orretta, LA; 8 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends at the Church Tuesday morning from 9 o’clock until the hour of service. Memorials may be made to the Republican Baptist Church Building Fund, 610 Republican Road, Clarks Hill, SC 29821. Posey Funeral Directors of North Augusta in charge of arrangements (803-278-1181).