Posted 01/10/08

J. L. Dowty
J. L. DOWTY, 90, of Memphis, died Tuesday, January 8, 2008, at his home. Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Friday at Memorial Park Funeral Home with interment to follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. J. L. worked for Kroger and K-Mart. He was the former owner of the Sunflower Grocery in Yazoo City, MS. He was a member of White Station Baptist Church, was a 32 Degree Mason and a Shriner for over 50 years. He leaves his wife, Margaret "Jo" Dowty; two nephews; and two nieces. The family requests that any memorials be sent to White Station Baptist Church or the charity of the donor's choice. Memorial Park Funeral Home 901-767-8930

Published in The Commercial Appeal on 1/10/2008.