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TEEX Veteran Dies
Services for G.G. "Bud" McDowell set for Atlanta, Texas
Vol. 25 Winter

G.G. “Bud” McDowell, a long time guest instructor at the annual Texas Engineering Extension Service Annual Texas Fire Training School, died Nov. 9. Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12, at the Hanner Funeral Home in Atlanta, TX.

McDowell retired from the Brayton Fire Training School at Texas A&M University in College Station. He was a guest instructor with both the annual municipal and industrial schools for 18 years.

He is survived by his wife, Charlene McDowell of Atlanta, Texas; two sons, Jerry Don McDowell and wife Toni of Franklin, Texas, and Charles Gwen McDowell and wife Suzann of Fort Worth, Texas; three daughters, Jan Staublein and husband Dennis of Texarkana, Texas, Patricia Cook and husband Dennis of Atlanta, Texas, and Pamela Meyer and husband Randy of Tomball, Texas; three sisters, Frances Lee of Grandview, Texas, Patricia Dyer of Granbury, Texas, and Freida Carstarphen of Hurst, Texas.

He is also survived by 17 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and a number of other relatives. He was preceded in death by parents, Myrtle and Lonnie McDowell, and son, Gary Paul McDowell.

Hanner Funeral Home is located at 103 West Main St., Atlanta, TX 75551. 


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