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Peggy Elaine Childers McDOWELL - 14 Feb 1936 - 7 Jan 2014, age 77

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Peggy Elaine Childers McDOWELL - 14 Feb 1936 - 7 Jan 2014, age 77

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Classification: Obituary
Surnames: McDowell, Childers, Hinkle, Sotsky, McComb, Stockham
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GLASGOW - Peggy Elaine Childers McDowell, 77, Glasgow, died Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at NHC Health Care in Glasgow.

She was born on February 14, 1936, in Louisa, KY and was the daughter of George Lawrence Childers and Helen Marie Hinkle Childers. The family moved to Louisville during her early years and she graduated from Southern High School in 1954. She received her elementary education degree from Kentucky Wesleyan College in 1958.

Peggy married the Rev. Patrick Edward McDowell on August 10, 1958 and they made their first home in Nashville where she taught a first grade class. In later years she taught in the Owensboro, Glasgow, and Campbellsville independent school systems, including 13 years at E. B. Terry School on Columbia Avenue in Glasgow. Peggy completed her M.A. degree and her Rank One certification at Western Kentucky University.

In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by a sister, Mrs. George R. Sotsky (George Ann).

Surviving are her husband, Pat Ed, and five children:

Mark Edward McDowell (Erin) Louisville; Eric Kendall McDowell, Glasgow; Everett Lawrence McDowell, Glasgow; Mrs. Lorri P. McComb (Tom) Gallatin, TN; and Mrs. Eileen W. Stockham (Jeff) Somerset.

Seven grandchildren also survive: Alyona McDowell, Jonathan McComb, Ben McComb, Nathaniel McComb, Haley Stockham, Katherine Stockham, and J. D. Stockham.

She is also survived by two brothers, Frank and Larry Childers, both of Louisville.

Funeral services will be conducted at the A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home in Glasgow on Saturday, Jan. 11 at 11:00 A.M. Interment will follow at the Glasgow Municipal Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. on Friday and after 9:00 A.M. on Saturday.

Alternative expressions of sympathy may be designated to the Kids' Hope Ministry at First United Methodist Church, 500 South Green Street, Glasgow, KY 42141.

Arrangements are under the direction of the A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home.

Glasgow (KY) Daily Times, Thursday, 9 Jan 2014, p A3

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