Vola Ray Dowell, age 66, of
Tateville, passed from this life on Thursday, August 25, 2016,
at his home.
Vola was born on July 6, 1950,
in Port Allegany, Pennsylvania, son of the late Ola and Lona
He married Pam Prosser, in Byrdstown,
Tennessee, on October 30, 1969.
He worked as a logger for many years.
Vola enjoyed hard work and loved to
spend time with his family.
He was of the Holiness faith.
Vola is survived by his wife,
Pam; his son, Volie, Jr. (and Tonya) Dowell, of Tateville; his
daughter, Elizabeth (and Earl) Wolsey, of Somerset; his
brothers, Carl “Bud” (and Sharon) Dowell, Darrell (and Carolyn)
Dowell, and Paul (and Linda) Dowell, all of Tateville; his
sisters, Judy (and Gary) Cox and Nancy Dowell, both of
Tateville; his grandchildren, Whitnie Wolsey, Bobbi Jo (and
Cody) Strunk, and Cooter (and Tory) Dowell; his
great-grandchildren, Hunter Dowell, Gracie Dowell, Kalli-Jo
Dowell, Caitlin Strunk and Chloe Strunk; numerous nieces,
nephews and cousins; and his caretakers, who were like family,
Tonya, Linda and Donna.
He is preceded in death by his
parents; his brother, Charles Dowell; sister-in-law, Sue Strunk
Dowell; and his sister, Shirley Dowell.
Visitation will be Saturday,
August 27, 2016, after 5:00 p.m., in Southern Oaks Funeral Home
Funeral services will be
Sunday, August 28, 2016, at 2:00 p.m., in the funeral home
chapel with Bro. Raymond Bell and Bro. Garner Bell officiating.
Burial will be in the Montana Lane
Cemetery, in Tateville.
Southern Oaks Funeral Home is
in charge of arrangements.