Carolyn Jane McGrady McDowell, 73, of Moravian Falls passed away Monday, July 1, 2019, at her home.

Memorial services will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday, July 8, 2019, at Reins-Sturdivant Chapel, with the Rev. Steve Snipes officiating. The family will receive friends from 5 until 6 p.m., prior to the service at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home.

Mrs. McDowell was born May 5, 1946, in Ashe County to Dwight Isaiah McGrady and Grace Dean Lovette McGrady. She was a member of North Wilkesboro Presbyterian Church and a realtor with Realty One.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Jerry McGrady.

She is survived by a daughter, Amanda McDowell Crafton and husband, Jeff, of Mooresville; a son, Raymond Anderson McDowell and wife, Gina, of Raleigh; four grandchildren, Maxwell Crafton, Gabrielle Crafton, McKinley Dawn McDowell-Santiago and husband, Hector, and Olivia Grace McDowell; and a brother, Roger McGrady and wife, Katherine, of Wilkesboro.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Humane Society of Wilkes, P.O. Box 306, North Wilkesboro, N.C. 28659.

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