May 22, 1946 - November 27, 2017
Zandra Dowell, age 71, of Center passed away November 27, 2017 at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m., Friday, December 1st , 2017 at the Bibb-Veach Funeral Home in Bowling Green, Missouri with Brandon Mann officiating. Burial will be in the Vandalia Cemetery. Zandra was born May 22, 1946 in Curryville the daughter of Olie N. and Lorena Scott Allison. On August 1, 1969 in the Elm Grove Baptist Church, she married Larry Dowell. He survives. Other survivors include three daughters Lisa Mann (Brandon) of Chesterfield, Angela Liljequist (Dana) of St. Louis and Karin Duffy (Ken) of Ballwin; grandchildren Logan, Kaitlyn and Gavin Mann, Briana and Reagan Duffy; brother Dennis Allison (Barb) of Bowling Green; niece Joyce Fisher (Mark) of Bowling Green; and grand pups Marley and Sid. She was preceded in death by her parents and brothers Glenn Allison and Johnny Allison. Zandra grew up in Curryville and graduated Bowling Green High School in 1964. She attended State Teachers College in Kirksville, moved to Vandalia, and started teaching after graduating college. After marriage, she moved to rural Center. Zandra was a member of the Peno Baptist Church. For many years, she served as a Sunday School Teacher and played the piano at the Adiel Baptist Church in Frankford. She helped in many ways at the Pike County Christian School. Zandra taught for 30 years, first as a Van-Far Jr. High English Teacher and later as the Van-Far Elementary Library and Media Specialist. She was the 1st recipient of the Golden Apple Teaching Award at Van-Far. Her hobbies include crafts, gardening and yard work. Zandra loved music, reading and riding the Kawasaki Mule. Pallbearers will be Dana Liljequist, Ken Duffy, Brady Cowden, Tom Biggers, Gary Epperson, Raymond Kirtlink. Honorary pallbearers will be Dennis Allison, Bob Gish, Randy McDonald, Charlie Spires and Brad Smith. Memorials may be made to the Zandra Dowell Scholarship Fund in care of Bibb-Veach Funeral Home 606 West Main St. in Bowling Green.
Zandra Dowell, age 71, of Center passed away November 27, 2017 at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m., Friday, December 1st , 2017 at the Bibb-Veach Funeral Home in Bowling Green, Missouri with Brandon... View Obituary & Service Information
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