McDowell, James Ambrose – Obituary

North Powder, Union County, Oregon Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. choose a state: Any AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE DC FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY INTL Start Now The Rev. James Ambrose McDowell, 83, of North Powder, died July 10, 1995 at St. Anthony Hospital in Pendleton. His funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Bethel Full Gospel Church in North Powder. Pastor James Cornelius will officiate. Interment will be at 2 p.m. Friday in the Friends Cemetery at Marian. Pastor E.E. Blackmon of the Parkrose Deliverance Tabernacle will officiate at the graveside. The Rev. McDowell was born January 29, 1912, in Cedar Glades, Arkansas, to John and Mary Elizabeth McDowell. He was raised and educated in Arkansas and came to Oregon in 1939. He married Nora Alice in Vancouver, Washington, on April 3, 1939. This year they observed their 56th wedding anniversary. He worked as a millwright in the timber industry and also as a welder in the shipyards during World War II. He moved to Humbolt County, California, in 1950 from Brownsville. He came to North Powder in 1987...

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