Marjory DOWDDecember 2nd, 2019 | Paid Obituary
Marjory J. Dowd went to be with her Lord and Savior on November 30, 2019. She was born July 28, 1940 to Elgin and Dorothy Westfall Hand. She was born in Hot Springs, AR and moved from Rogers, AR to Texarkana where she remained the rest of her adult life. Marjory was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers Bobby and Tommy Hand, a sister, Dotty Manning, and her son, Gregg Dowd. She was a long time member of Beech Street Baptist Church where she was also married to Travis Dowd. Before she became ill, Marjory was active in the church choir, taught children's Sunday School, and was involved in the Ladies Sunday School class. When her children were young, she would make sure that they participated in church activities and taught them to love the Lord Jesus. Marjory is survived by her husband of 60 years, Travis Dowd, daughter Deanna Dykes (Joel) of Norphlet, AR two sons, Kevin Dowd (Cindy) of Harrison, AR and David Dowd (Becki) of Wynne, AR; 7 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren all who were the light of her life; sister Mary Sue Thompson (Robert), two brothers, Donny Hand and Jimmy Hand (Dianne), sisters in laws, Shirley Hand and Gerry Beck; and numerous nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Beech Street Baptist Church or the Salvation Army. Visitation will be 5:30-7:30 PM Monday, December 2, 2019 at Texarkana Funeral Home Arkansas. Funeral services will be 1 PM Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at Texarkana Funeral Home Arkansas Chapel with Bro. Craig Jenkins and Richard Posey officiating with burial at Memorial Gardens. Online registration www.texarkanafuneralhome.com.