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Goldie Goodman Dowdy

February 2, 1939 - January 17, 2023

Goldie Goodman Dowdy, 83 of Rustburg, passed away on Tuesday, January 17, 2023. She was the wife of Clarence A. “Slim” Dowdy for 60 years.

Born in Bedford Co. on February 2, 1939, to the late John Veil Godman and Mary Elizabeth Laughlin Goodman.

Goldie was also preceded in death by a brother John (Buster) Goodman. She was an employee of GE-/Ericsson for 31 years and a member of Rustburg Baptist church.

She leaves to cherish her memory her devoted husband Clarence “Slim” Dowdy, a daughter Sherry Dowdy Brady and Jim, a son John (Jay) Dowdy and Genia, four grandchildren, Katie, Matt, Ashley and Reed, two great grandchildren, Issac and Isabel, also a dear sister Mildred Keesee and Delmas.

She adored her family and loved to cook their favorite dishes when they came to visit.

Funeral Services will be held at Rustburg Baptist Church on Monday January 23, 2023, at 3:00 Reverend Rick Cole, Visitation will be one hour prior to service, Burial to follow in Cumbie Memorial Cemetery.

 Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family

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Jay, Sherry and Slim, I was so sorry to hear of Goldie’s passing. I have many fond memories of her from all the times I ferried brother Jon to your house. You will all be in my thoughts and prayers

Posted by Donna Keesee Hobbs on January 26, 2023

So sorry to hear of Goldie's passing. I will always cherish the memories of our camping days.

Posted by Kim Waddell Lemburg on January 23, 2023

So very sorry for your family's loss of your mom. Y'all will in my thoughts and prayers. May God provide comfort and strength.

Posted by Anna Mikels on January 20, 2023

Slim we so sorry to hear about Goldie. She was a very sweet lady she will be missed. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. James, Bane. Shelia ( Red)

Posted by James Bane, Shelia on January 20, 2023

So sorry to hear of Goldie’s passing. She was such a sweet lady.

Posted by Melvin, Penny, & Daniel Mays on January 19, 2023

Such a lovely, Christian lady whose legacy of love and generosity will be long felt. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Mike and Eve Rynard

Posted by Anonymous on January 19, 2023

Slim and family, I am so sorry to hear of Goldie's passing. My prayers are with you all at this most difficult time. Peggy Davis Lawrence Neumann

Posted by PEGGY NEUMANN on January 19, 2023

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