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EVA BARBER DOWD. 92. OF PINEHURST, DIED AT FIRST HEALTH OF THE CAROLINAS ON
FRIDAY , MAY 12, 2017.

BORN ON APRIL 9, 1925 IN CARTHAGE, NC TO THE LATE BRAXTON AND MITTIE FRYE
BARBER. PRECEEDED IN DEATH BY HER HUSBAND, HENRY GROSSETT DOWD, SISTERS,
BETTY BROWN, MABEL MOORE, MARGARET WHITE, AND BROTHER, JAMES BARBER.

EVA AND HER HUSBAND HENRY OWNED AND OPERATED C. LOUIS MEYER NURSERY IN
PINEHURST, NC FOR 60 YEARS UNTIL THEIR RETIREMENT.. SHE WAS AN AVID GARDNER
AND SHE WAS WELL KNOWN FOR THE BEAUTIFUL FLOWERS AND PLANTS THAT SHE GREW.

EVA WAS A REGISTERED NURSE WORKING AS A HEAD FLOOR NURSE, EMERGENCY NURSE,
AND WORKED IN OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY AT MOORE COUNTY HOSPITAL FOR
FIFTEEN YEARS. RETIRING FROM THERE AND GOING INTO PRIVATE DUTY NURSING FOR
TWENTY-FIVE YEARS.

EVA WILL BE DEARLY MISSED BY ALL WHO WERE TOUCHED BY HER GENEROUS SPIRIT.
SHE IS REMEMBERED WITH LOVE BY SON HENRY GROSSETT (HANK) DOWD, JR. (MARIE
MCCASKILL DOWD), CARTHAGE, SON, WILLIAM CALVIN DOWD, PINEHURST,
GRANDAUGHTER, CAROL LEIGH DOWD-KAMALBAKE (RAHMEAN), SOUTHERN
PINES,GRANDSON, PATRICK HENRY DOWD, CARTHAGE AND GREAT GRANDSON, WILLIAM
BROTHERS LEANDER, ELIZABETHTOWN, NC.

VISITATION WILL BE HELD ON MONDAY, MAY 15, 2017 FROM 1:00 TO 2:00 WITH THE
FUNERAL SERVICE FOLLOWING AT 2:00 AT BETHLEHEM BAPTIST CHURCH , 1838
BETHLEHEM CHURCH ROAD, CARTHAGE, NC.

MEMORIALS MAY BE MADE IN EVA'S NAME TO BETHLEHEM BAPTIST CHURCH, 1838
BETHLEHEM CHURCH ROAD, CARTHAGE, NC 28327.

FRY & PRICKETT FUNERAL HOME IS SERVING THE DOWD FAMILY.

CONDOLENCES: PINESFUNERALS.COM