Cindy Lou Dowdy
Cindy Lou Dowdy, age 66, died on Friday October 14, 2016 at the Via Christi Hospital, Manhattan, Kansas.
She was born on June 16, 1950 at Fort Lee, Virginia the daughter of Leslie Dean and Katherine Jane (Mosley) McAllister. Cindy graduated from Parkland High School, El Paso, Texas in 1968. She was a wonderful homemaker.
Cindy Lou was well known for her volunteer work wherever she and BJ lived. She was especially involved in her churches, whether it was teaching Sunday school or helping with the office duties. She also enjoyed being a pack leader for her son’s Boy Scout Troop. Locally, she helped at the food pantry, the Riley County Relay for Life and at First Assembly of God Church where she had many treasured friends.
She was united in marriage to BJ Dowdy on August 21, 1982 in El Paso, Texas. This union was blessed with their son: Christopher.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister: Kathy J. Blount.
Survivors include her husband: BJ of Manhattan, KS; her son: Christopher Dowdy of Arlington, WA and a brother: Michael McAllister of Dallas, TX. She is also survived by other family members and many friends.
Funeral Services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday October 20, 2016 at the First Assembly of God Church 2310 Candlewood Drive, Manhattan, Kansas. Inurnment will follow at the Kansas Veteran’s Cemetery at Fort Riley, Manhattan, Kansas.
Visitation will be from 10:00 am until service time on Thursday at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Assembly of God Church in care of the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502.
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