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Billy Morris McDowell


Billy Morris McDowell, of Morris, died Wednesday morning, July 7, 2004 at the VA Medical Center in Muskogee at the age of 68. He was born November 21, 1935 in Morris to the late Homer Allen and Gertrude Isabelle (Bowen) McDowell. He attended Liberty-Morris School and served his country in the U.S. Army from 1959-1962. Billy worked in oilfield in Kansas, Oklahoma, Colorado, Texas and Arkansas. He was a member of Faith Baptist Church. He took great pride in his lawn, spending many hours weeding and manicuring. He is survived by two brothers, Gerald McDowell and wife Joyce of Morris and Allen Ray McDowell and wife Dorothy of Imperial, Texas, several nieces and nephews and some special friends.

A funeral service will be held 10:00 A.M. Friday, July 9, 2004 at the Morris Cemetery Chapel with Pastor Everett Lerch officiating. Friends may visit the funeral home from 12-8 PM on Thursday. Arrangements are under the direction of the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home of Morris.