Journal-Times (Grayson, KY)

October 15, 2013

Loretta Lynn McDowell


The Morehead News

10/15/13 — Loretta Lynn McDowell, 41, of Morehead, went to be with her Lord, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, at her residence. She was born June 9, 1972, in Morehead, daughter of Tom Raymond McDowell Jr. and the late Jean Sharren Fisher McDowell. 

Loretta was very active with various mission works, having worked in and around Morehead and Hillcrest-Bruce Missions Church in Ashland, where she enjoyed spending her time. She was an avid reader and loved angels.

Including her father she is survived by her two sisters, Cathy McDowell (Willie) Conn of Franklin, Ohio, and Mylissa Marie Scamardo of Arkansas; a brother, Raymond D. (Loretta) McDowell of Grayson; a stepsister, Susan Moore of Ironton, Ohio; a stepbrother, Chester (Lisa) Moore of Coal Grove, Ohio; and her nieces and nephews, Glori Sharren Gatchell, Dove G. Gatchell, Seria Lynn McDowell, Cabel Michael Gatchell, Raymond D. McDowell Jr. and Harlen Thomas McDowell; and her companion Marty Erunson.

Including her mother she was preceded by her paternal grandparents, Tom Raymond and Madgline Seria Adkins McDowell; maternal grandparents, Edsel and Ruth Ann Prichard Towler; and two uncles, Johnny Fisher and Mike Towler.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, at the Malone Funeral Home with Larry McDavid officiating. Burial will follow at the Adkins Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 5 to 8 p.m. and after 9 a.m. Tuesday. 

Condolences may be sent to the McDowell Family at