JEFFERSON - Sandra Storey Dowdy, 69, died Wednesday, July 6, 2011.
Born in Athens she was the daughter of the late Harry T. and Hazel Langford Storey. Mrs. Dowdy graduated from Athens High School and from Johnson Business School and was member of the Young Harris United Methodist Church in Athens. Mrs. Dowdy was a homemaker and was preceded in death by her husband, Branson Dowdy.
Survivors include daughters, Wanda Standridge and Amanda McLeroy, both of Jefferson; a brother Wayne Storey, Florida; grandchildren, Melissa Henry, Kristy Garcia, Christina McLeroy, Matthew Standridge and Taylor McLeroy; and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Saturday July 9, at 11 a.m. from Evans Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Dugar Strickland officiating. Interment will be in the Bethany United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday July 8, at the funeral home. John Henry, Salvador Garcia, Matthew Standridge, Dwight Ward, Adam Reynolds, and Wayne Samples will be honored as pallbearers.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Jackson County Humane Society, P.O. Box 567 Jefferson, GA 30549.
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, is in charge of arrangements.