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Shelton Leon Mcdowell

November 7, 1937 — June 1, 2018

Atkinson -Mr. Shelton Leon McDowell, 80, of Brunswick, GA. Passed away Friday morning (Jun 1, 2018) at his daughter’s residence in Brunswick, Ga., after an extended illness.

Born in Brunswick, GA. He was the son of Frank Alexander McDowell and Thelma Lee Miller McDowell. He is also preceded by 2 Brothers, Ronnie and Robert McDowell, 3 Sisters, Frankie Bennett, Lana Taylor, and Sara Frye.

Mr. McDowell attended the Atkinson Church of God of Prophecy, he was a self-employed shrimper which he truly loved, also enjoyed hunting and fishing, spending time with his horses and his cat “Midnight”. But most of all he loved his grandchildren and great grandchildren dearly.

Survived by his wife, Carol Young McDowell, of Atkinson, a son and daughter-in-law, David and Beth Davis, of Atkinson, 3 daughters and a son-in-law, Tara and William Hamilton, of Brunswick, GA., Melissa Scott, of Atkinson and Tina Davis, also of Atkinson, 3-brothers and sisters-in-law, Frank McDowell, of South Carolina, David and Mary McDowell, of Brunswick, GA., and Ben and Faye McDowell, of Waynesville, GA., 4-sisters and brothers-in-law, Marcia McDowell, of Brunswick, GA., Diane and Danny Waggoner, of Hortense, GA., Kathy McDowell, of Brunswick, GA. and Margaret Davis, of Tennessee, 21 Grandchildren, 26 Great Grandchildren, also several niece’s nephews and other relatives.

Visitation will be Sunday (June 3,2018) at 12 PM at The Frye Funeral Home Nahunta, GA..

Graveside Funeral services for Mr. McDowell will be held Sunday (June 3, 2018) at 1 PM at The Lane Cemetery in Atkinson with Rev. Charles Florey officiating.

Pallbearers will be Shane Turner, William Lewis, Zack Turner, Dakoda Davis, Ryan Davis and Blake Turner.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Andy Bennett, Ben Dowdy, Franklin Warner, Remington Hite and William Hamilton.

Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.

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