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Andrew L. Dow Jr.

January 13, 1926 — December 16, 2021

Andrew L. Dow Jr.

Andrew L. Dow Jr. departed this life at home in Chattanooga TN. at the age of 95. He was the youngest of 10 children born to the late Mary and Andrew L. Dow Sr.  

He was preceded in death by his wife Gladys B. Dow of 31 years.  His step son George Williams, siblings-brothers: Weldon Dow, Samuel Dow, Carl Dow, sisters: Clifford Harris, Maleta Hairston, Doris Norrell, Marie Hicks, and Willie Battle. 

Andrew was born and raised in Elliston Va. At the age of 18,  he was drafted into the US Army.  Serving 20 years, he retired from service at Ft Campbell KY. While residing in Clarksville, he joined Mount Olive Baptist Church, and also became a long time member of  Saint James Lodge #51 .He worked several jobs and retired from Montgomery Wards. He was an avid bowler for many years at Eastgate , Pinnacle, and Gardner Bowling Lanes. He loved telling jokes.

He was always willing to help others in any capacity that he could. He was very generous and kind.

He leaves to cherish his memory; daughter; Karin (Robby) McKinney, Chattanooga TN. Granddaughter: Re’nitta (Michael) Lyons, Lenoir NC. 5 great grandchildren: Thomas, Seth, Joanna, Jacob, and Abigail Lyons. A loving sister: Laura Toms, Columbus OH. Many devoted nieces, nephews, family and friends.

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