Roberta McDowell

Saturday, June 19, 2004

Roberta Louise "Patty" McDowell, 89, of Jackson died Thursday, June 17, 2004, at Monticello House.

She was born Feb. 7, 1915, at Shawneetown, daughter of Hugh Roy and Lulu Gladish Stevenson. She and Roy E. McDowell were married Oct. 12, 1935. He died Jan. 23, 1972.

McDowell was a graduate of the former Fruitland High School. She was a former member of Byrd Creek Neighborhood Club.

Survivors include a son, Joe McDowell of Fruitland; a daughter, Katherine Seabaugh of Jackson; a brother, John Stevenson of Denair, Calif., twin brother, Robert Stevenson of Jacksonville, Fla.; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson.

She was preceded in death by two brothers.

Friends may call at Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Sam Roethemeyer officiating. Burial will be in Cape County Memorial Park in Cape Girardeau.