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Obituary: Patricia “Patsy” Ann Dowlen, 77

Patricia “Patsy” Ann Dowlen, age 77 of Pleasant View, Tennessee, died Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at her home. Funeral services will be held at Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View at 1 o’ clock pm on Thursday, July 23rd, with Pastor Chris Royalty officiating. Burial will follow in Dowlen Cemetery with family and friends serving as pallbearers. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 4:00PM until 8:00PM on Wednesday, July 22, and again on Thursday, from 11AM until the hour of service at 1:00PM. Mrs. Dowlen was born on October 6, 1942, in Nashville, Tennessee to the late Cecil W. and Helen Elder Burns. She was a cook for many years at the local grocery store formerly known as Foodtown, and enjoyed reading and working puzzles. Mrs. Dowlen was a member of the 24 Church.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her son, Scott Cole. She is survived by her loving husband, Marvin Dowlen Sr.; sons, Marvin Dowlen, Jr., Kerry Dowlen, and Tracy (Regina) Dowlen; daughters, Susan (Mark) Bradshaw, Teresa (Mitch) Walker, and Pam Ivey; a brother, William C. (Anna) Burns; granddaughter, Chelsea (Peter) Garratt, nine step-grandchildren; and 6 step-great-grandchildren.

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