Jerry Thomas “Tommy” Dowdy

Published 8:39 am Wednesday, June 9, 2021

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Jerry Thomas “Tommy” Dowdy, 76, of Powells Point, died at home June 5, 2021. He was the son of the late Norris and Elsie Dowdy, born in Currituck on October 7, 1944.

Survivors include wife Charlene Younts Dowdy; daughters Sonya C. Dowdy and Tonya Dowdy Doxey (Marvin); grandchildren Dakota Doxey (Olivia), Charla Doxey, Riley Dowdy-Greene and Andrew Dowdy-Greene; a great-grandson; siblings William “Bud” Dowdy, Sam Dowdy, Mary Lee Waterfield, Jeanette Pitt and their families. He was preceded in death by brothers Richard and James “Jake” Dowdy and sister Louise Gray.

A graveside memorial service with Masonic Rites was conducted June 8 at Powells Point Baptist Church with Chris East officiating. Twiford Memorial Chapel, Elizabeth City is serving the family.

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