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Dora Burnette Fowler

March 8, 1926 — June 17, 2019

Dora B. Fowler, 93, of Oak Hill went home to be with the Lord, Monday, June 17, 2019.

Born March 8, 1926 at Midway, she was the daughter of James Lannon and Alice Burnette. She was one of nine children.

She was a 1944 graduate of Oak Hill High School and a member of the Oak Hill Baptist Church.

She worked for the Government in Washington D.C. after graduation. There she met her handsome Marine husband, the former Richard Fowler. They were married 71 years.

Dora also achieved her LPN License in California where she worked for several years.

She was very active, and enjoyed, bowling, tennis, golf, and also played bridge. She had a good sense of humor and could tell some very interesting stories.

Those left to cherish her memory include her sister, Shirley Williams, of Frederick, Maryland; and many nieces and nephews, friends and neighbors.

She will be sadly missed by all. Condolences may be sent to the Oak Hill Baptist Church 613 Lundale Drive Oak Hill WV, 25901

Funeral service will be 1:00 P.M. Friday, June 21, 2019 at the Oak Hill Baptist Church with Pastors Sam Blaylock, David Sneed, and James Anderson officiating. Burial will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens.

Visitation for friends will be one hour prior to service at the church.

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Arrangements were made by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.
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Service Schedule

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Friday, June 21, 2019

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Oak Hill Baptist Church

613 Lundale Dr, Oak Hill, WV 25901

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Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens

5250 Robert C. Byrd Drive

, Beckley, WV 25801

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