Obituary | Julie Evelyn Dowell

dsc04119 (3)Julie Evelyn Dowell died on January 11, 2019 at Hospice of East Texas in Tyler, Tex. She was born on May 20, 1953 in Marshall, Texas and raised by her parents, Greer and Mary Evelyn Dowell.

Julie had a wonderful childhood growing up. She spent her summers and holidays with her grandparents, Dan and Ruth Lester of Jefferson, Texas. Julie graduated from Hillcrest High School in Dallas, Texas in 1971. She had a career as a police officer in Colorado Springs, Co. She was a
co-owner of Dan Lester Drilling Company and a Special Deputy U.S. Marshall in the Northern District of Texas. Her various volunteer work included 16 years on the Board of Directors for the Angelina Neches River Authority.

Julie was preceded in death by her father Greer Dowell and her brother Dan Dowell. She is survived by her mother, Mary Evelyn Dowell.

Graveside services will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to a charity of your choice.

To contact Mary Evelyn, please get in touch with Pam Watts.

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