Margaret Holt Dowd, 92, of Siler City passed away on Monday, November 9, 2020 surrounded by loved ones at her home in Siler City.
Mrs. Dowd was born January 11, 1928, a Chatham County native, the daughter of Newby and Carrie Lee Johnson Holt.
Margaret was a member of Rives Chapel Baptist Church. She loved traveling, tending to her beautiful garden and enjoying time with her family.
In addition to her parents, Margaret was preceded in death by sister; Thelma H. Pickard, brothers; Mack, Robert "Kitten", Larry "Pinto", David, Lewis, Jack and Carl T. Holt.
She is survived by her husband of 29 years; Clyde A. Dowd, Sr., son; Tim Johnson and wife Katherine of Asheboro, stepson; Clyde A. (Buddy) Dowd, Jr. and wife, Sharon of Siler City, grandchildren; Kaysi, Lynsi And Jared Johnson, great grandson; Canaan Covington, step grandchildren; Ryan Dowd and wife Yasmin of Holly Springs and Phillip Dowd and wife Maria of Siler City, step great-grandchildren, Fynley, Bryer, Baylor and Cambry, sisters; Jeannie H. Lainer and husband Jerry of Emerale Isle, Carol H. Burke and husband Wilson of Asheboro and Eleanor H. Hawkins of Asheboro, brother; Bryce Holt of Siler City.
The family would like to give thanks to a special niece Deneese Hinkle, and the UNC Hospice team.
Memorials may be made to The Rives Chapel Baptist Cemetery Fund, 4338 Rives Chapel Church Rd, Siler City, NC.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, November 12, 2020 from 1:00-2:00 PM at Rives Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery, 4338 Rives Chapel Church Rd., Siler City. A graveside service will be Thursday at 2:00 at Rives Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery, with Dr. Tripp Foltz officiating.
Smith & Buckner funeral home is assisting the Dowd family.
Online condolences may be made at www.pughfuneralhome.com