Violet Jean Robey Caldwell Dowdy of Bloomfield, daughter of Curtis and Jane Diana Hammonds Robey, was born in Avert, Missouri on July 28, 1944, and passed away at her son's residence in St. Charles, Missouri on December 23, 2016, at the age of 72 years, 4 months and 25 days.
She had grown up in Avert and Bloomfield, lived in O'Fallon, Missouri from 1965 until returning to Bloomfield in 1995. She was a member of the Church of the Nazarene in O'Fallon and enjoyed planting and tending her flowers, shopping, yard sales and spending time with her family.
On December 20, 1996, she was married to Kenneth Dale Dowdy in Dexter, Missouri.
Surviving are her husband, Kenneth Dale Dowdy of Bloomfield; one son and wife, Tony H. & Marsha Caldwell of St. Charles, Missouri; one granddaughter, Kendra (Malcolm) Roach of Ft. Hood, Texas; three great grandchildren; Bryant, Carson & Natalie Roach all of Ft. Hood, Texas; one sister, Pansy (Jack) Jines of Bloomfield; one step-son, Robert Dale Dowdy of Springfield, Missouri and one step-daughter, Sherri Lynn Farrar of Jefferson City, Missouri. Other relatives and friends also survive.
Visitations will be held Tuesday, December 27, 2016, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at Chiles - Cooper Funeral Home, in Bloomfield.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, December 27, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield with Terry Berry of Bloomfield officiating.
Interment will follow at the Missouri Veteran's Cemetery in Bloomfield with Chiles - Cooper Funeral Home of Bloomfield in charge of arrangements.