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Inez Oldham Hough Dowd

April 18, 1930 — December 27, 2023

Siler City


Inez Oldham Hough Dowd, 93, of Siler City, went home to be with Jesus, Tuesday, December 27th, 2023, at Hospice of Randolph.

Born in Chatham County on April 18, 1930, she was the daughter of Henry Lewis Oldham and Martha Cornelia Fisher Oldham. She was employed at AJ Schneiersons as a seamstress for 32 years.

She was a member of Rives Chapel Baptist Church. Inez enjoyed doing crossword and word search puzzles in her spare time. She also enjoyed playing golf with Dewey.

She is survived by her husband, George Dewey Dowd, Jr; two daughters, Sue H. Marsh (Nelson) and Jeannie H. Roscoe – both of Bear Creek; one son, Randy L. Hough (Andrea) of Goldston; one stepdaughter, Kay Mazurek (Bob) of Rebersburg, PA; one brother, Eugene F. Oldham (Janice) of Goldston; eleven grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, first husband, Walter C. Hough, four sisters, Grace O. Dowdy, Frances O. Johnson, Gladys O. Womble, and Mabel O. Lemons; and two brothers, John L. Oldham, and J.B. Oldham.

The funeral service will be held Sunday, December 31st, 2023, at 2 PM, at Antioch Christian Church in Bear Creek. Burial will follow at Oldham Family Cemetery. Family will be headquartering at the home of Jeannie Roscoe, 510 Horse Branch Rd. Bear Creek, NC. Visitation will be Saturday, December 30th, 2023, from 6 – 8 PM at Smith & Buckner Funeral Home in Siler City. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Coventry House in Siler City or The Hospice House of Randolph in Asheboro. A very special thanks for all that was done in caring for Mrs. Inez at the Coventry House and the Hospice House of Randolph.

Smith & Buckner Funeral Home will be assisting the Dowd family.

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