Dessie Ann Schroeder Dowdy
07/31/1937 – 09/09/2019
Obituary for Dessie Ann Schroeder Dowdy
Dessie Ann Schroeder Dowdy, 82, of Sedalia, MO passed away Monday, September 9, 2019 at EW Thompson Health and Rehabilitation Center in Sedalia. She was born on July 31, 1937 in Houstonia, MO the daughter of Marion and Woodrow (Smith) Belsha, who preceded her in death.
On October 2, 1955, in Sedalia, she was united in marriage to Melvin E. Schroeder, who preceded her in death in 1991.
On August 28, 1998, in Eureka Springs, AR, she was married to Franklin Conn Dowdy, who preceded her in death.
Survivors include a daughter, Sandy Jeffers of Marshall; a son, Jim Schroeder of Sedalia; two brothers, Tommy Belsha of Sedalia and Robert Belsha of Kansas; a sister, Sue Embree of Sedalia; a grandson, Cory City; three great-grandchildren, Sidnee, Huxlee, and Eivree; and special friends, Mishel Brosch, Avan, Sophia, Jeramie, Olivia; and best friend, Becky Zolotor.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands; two sisters, Trudy Travis and Linda Fisher; and a son-in-law, Chris Jeffers.
Graveside service will be held at 11:00 am, Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at Highland Sacred Gardens, Sedalia, MO with Rev. Dan Hankins officiating.
Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Rea Funeral Chapel.
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