Sharon McDowell

MORENCI: Sharon McDowell of Morenci, MI went to be with her lord and savior on the 2nd day of April, 2017, at the age of 64. She was born April 4, 1952 in Adrian, MI to Melvin L. and Betty J. (Fletcher) Betz. On August 28, 1971 she married Donald “Jack” Frederick in Seneca, MI. He preceded her in death on December 17, 1997. Then on March 14, 2003 she married Jim McDowell in Sand Creek, MI and he survives.

Sharon retired from Morenci Schools where she was the food service director. She then worked at County National Bank in Hudson. Sharon adored her children and grandchildren and loved cooking Sunday dinners for her family.

Surviving Sharon is her mother, Betty Jane Betz of Morenci; her husband, Jim McDowell, of Morenci; a daughter, Amy (Chuck) Price of Morenci; two sons, Bradley Frederick of Morenci, David (Katie) Frederick of Tecumseh; step-children, Mac (Michele) McDowell of Clover, SC, Molly (Brian) McDowell of Morenci; a sister, Debbie (Rod) Rutledge of Biloxi, MS, a brother, Greg (Roberta) Betz of Morenci and 12 grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her father and her first husband, Jack.

Funeral services for Sharon McDowell will be Thursday at 11:00 a.m. at the Anderson Funeral Home, Adrian, MI, with Robert Loar officiating. Burial will be at Oak Grove Cemetery in Morenci, MI. Visitation will be Wednesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Anderson Funeral Home, Adrian, MI.

You may send condolences to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices.com. Memorial contributions may be made in Sharon’s honor to Hospice of Lenawee and the Ronald McDonald House of Michigan. Envelopes are available at the Anderson Funeral Home, Adrian, MI.