Linda Joyce Dowell

Linda Dowell

Linda Joyce Dowell, 66, was born in Galveston, Texas on January 23, 1947. She passed away on Tuesday, February 19, 2013.

Linda enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She had a passion for animals, especially her dogs, whom she often said "they were her kids also".  She also had an obsession with sea shells of any kind.

Linda is preceded in death by parents, Bill and Jerri Bentrup.

She is survived by loving husband, James Dowell; son and daughter, James Michael and Natisha Dowell; grandchildren, Kayla and Rian Arnold, and uncle, Glenn Lasater.

Linda was a loving wife, mother, devoted grandmother and a friend to many. She will be greatly missed and never forgotten.

The Dowell family will greet visitors Monday, February 25, 2013 from 5-6p.m. with a 6:00p.m. Celebration of Life Service at Carnes Funeral Home - Texas City to follow.