November 1, 1939 – June 26, 2010 In Loving Memory.
Thomas Zachry “Zack” Dowdle, age 70, born in Union, MS and resident of Daphne for 32 years, passed away on Saturday, June 26, 2010.
Mr. Dowdle was a 1958 graduate of Vigor High School. He served in the United States Air Force as a Russian instructor and interpreter. He was employed by Scott Paper Company with 35 years of service and after his retirement he worked as a bartender in Mississippi.
Mr. Dowdle was preceded in death by his parents, Willie Coyt and Lena Zachry Dowdle and his sisters, Jackie Henry and Sue Smith.
He is survived by his wife, Sylvia Shepherd Dowdle, Daphne; his daughter, Tami Dowdle Neiber, Orlando, FL: his sons, Tim (Mina) Dowdle, Orlando, FL, Greg Dowdle, Fairhope, Mike Dowdle, Daphne, and Chad Dowdle, Hattiesburg, MS; grandson, Lucas Dowdle, Foley, AL; sisters, Dolores Byers, Dothan, AL and Linda (Mike) Oliver, Fairhope; a brother, Bill (Jennie) Dowdle, Yuma, AZ and many nieces, nephews and other relatives.
A memorial mass will be held at 10:00am on Wednesday, June 30, 2010, at Christ the King Catholic Church in Daphne. The celebrant will be Rev. Matthew O