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June 28, 2007

(1/24/1963 – 6/11/2007)

Lewis Kenneth “Kenny” McDowell, 44, of Carrollton, MO, passed away June 11, 2007 at Carroll County Memorial Hospital.

He was born January 24, 1963 in Chillicothe, MO, the son of Lewis and June Funk McDowell.

He graduated from Carrollton High School in 1981.

On August 3, 1981 he married Ronda Burkhart, formally from Memphis, MO. They spent 28 happy years together. To this union five children were born.

He is survived by his wife, Ronda; four children, Darren McDowell of Carrollton, MO, Johnathan McDowell of Columbia, MO, JoAnna McDowell of Carrollton, MO, and Steven McDowell of the home; parents, four brothers, one sister, and many nieces and nephews, several brothers-in-law, and sisters-in-law, including brother-in-law, Randall Aldridge of Memphis, MO, and sister-in-law, Robyn Burkhart Melte of Wheeling, MO. Also surviving are his beloved grandchildren, Ashton McDowell, Zoe McDowell, and Morgan McDowell of Carrollton, MO.

He was preceded in death by one son, Aron Lane McDowell and one sister, DeAnna Cox.

A memorial service was held June 16, 2007, at the Carrollton City Park. Elder Carl Cowick and Willie Turner officiated. Memorials may be made to the family and can be mailed to 513 W. Benton, Carrollton, 64633.

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