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Sherry Gayle (Rice) Dowis

October 26, 1939 ~ August 9, 2022 (age 82)


Sherry Gayle Rice Dowis, age 82 of Commerce, GA passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022.

Born on Oct. 26, 1939 in Galveston, TX she was the daughter of the late Gilbert and Iris Shotts Rice. She retired from Milton High School as a special education teacher.

Survivors include sons, Stephen (Kelly) Dowis, Gregory (Vera) Dowis; daughter, Kim Dowis; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

A cremation will be taking place per the deceased wishes. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

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Arrangements are in the care of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, GA.

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