On Friday, June 11, 2021, Lucille McDowell went to be with her Lord at the age of 100. Lucille was born on February 10, 1921, in South Bend, WA to Wilfred and Effa Peters. She married John E. McDowell in March 1949. Together they built a home, raised three children, and owned and operated a paint store and contracting business. They enjoyed camping, weekends at Mason Lake, the beach, and supporting their kids’ sporting activities. Lucille and John spent 30 wonderful years together until he passed away in July 1979. Lucille loved the Lord and was very involved with her church. She enjoyed music, dancing, rock hunting, travel, writing poetry, playing Friday night cards with her friends, and shopping. She was always well dressed for any occasion. Lucille’s family and many friends were especially important to her. Lucille was preceded in death by her parents, her older brother Robert, and her husband John. She is survived by her children John (Karen) of Newcastle, Nancy (Mike) of Snohomish, and Jim (Melissa) of Aberdeen, 8 grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren. A graveside service will be held on Thursday, June 17 at 1:00 p.m. at the Fern Hill Cemetery in Menlo with a reception to follow at the Lebam Community Church. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Lebam Community Church at P.O. Box 188, Lebam, WA 98554 or to Harbor Association of Volunteers for Animals (HAVA) at P.O. Box 243, Raymond, WA 98577. Arrangements are in care of Stoller’s Mortuary in Raymond WA.
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