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Albert Ernest McDowell: Conway

1940 – 2022

     Albert Ernest McDowell of Conway passed away at his home surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, Sept. 8. He was 81.

     Born Nov. 13, 1940 in Conway, he was the son of the late Ernest Pink McDowell and the late Menter Chestnut McDowell.

     Mr. McDowell loved woodworking, yard work, and fishing.

     Survivors include his wife, Barbara McDowell; five children, Jerry Albert McDowell of Socastee, Gary McDowell and wife Teresa of Loris, Genell McDowell of Loris, Sarah Zelazo and husband Isaiah of West Haven, Connecticut, and Lynn Beltran and husband Ken of Denver, Colorado; nine grandchildren, Krista McDowell, Jessica Suggs and husband Braxton, Christina Edge, Jasmine West, Angelina West, Barbie West, Alexa Beltran, McKenna Beltran, and Matthew Beltran; two step-grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Ray McDowell and wife Jo and Buster McDowell and wife Maxine all of Conway.

     Private memorial services were planned.

     In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorials be made in Mr. McDowell’s name to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

     A guest register is available here.