Virginia Dowdy, 76, of Paducah, Kentucky passed away at 8:58 p.m. Wednesday, August 3, 2022 at Parkview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center of Paducah. She was born on June 1, 1946 in Mayfield, Kentucky to the late Cloyce Gourley and Pearl Fuller Gourley. Virginia worked for L. S. Dubois Drug Company and Purchase Area Laundry. She was a member of Heartland Church.
She is survived by her daughter, Crystal Longoria and husband, Mike, of New Haven, Mississippi; two sons, Keith Patterson and wife, Tammy, and Jeffrey Lynn Patterson and wife, Hazel, all of Paducah, Kentucky; sister, Scherryl Stallons and husband, Ed, of Cadiz, Kentucky; brother, Cloyce Wayne Gourley and wife, Sue, of Reidland, Kentucky; step-daughters, Lea Motkowski, Beverly Willheim and Donna Dowdy; seventeen grandchildren, several great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Virginia was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry Dowdy; son, Michael Patterson; grandson, Justin Keith Patterson; step-daughter, Mary Lynn Whited and her parents.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, August 7, 2022 at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah with Rev. Marc Glass officiating. Burial will follow at Houser Grove Church of Christ Cemetery.
Visitation will begin at 12:00 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
You may send a message of sympathy and light a candle at www.milnerandorr.com.