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A come and go celebration of life for Alfred “Birch” Dowell 86, Enid, will be held on Thursday, April 12, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Sonrise Fellowship (3302 N. Washington, Enid) with Pastor Mike Sommerfield. Arrangements are under the kind guidance of the Amy Stittsworth Funeral Service.
Birch was born on November 14, 1931 in Cherokee, Oklahoma, the son of Perry and Laura Williams Dowell, and passed away on April 6, 2018 in Enid. He moved to Enid with his family at the age of 3. He was a cab driver in Enid for 33 years, later working for Enid News & Eagle as a delivery driver for the mail room. He married Lucille Vaverka who preceded him in passing. Survivors include his children, Leland Dowell, Marie Nafus, Gary Allen, Carl and wife Christel Dowell, Ted and wife Marni Dowell; several grandchildren; sisters, Ruth Ashlock, Bonnie Durant, and Shirley Barger; sister in law, Sue Koehn; In addition to his wife, Birch was preceded in passing by his parents, 6 brother’s, and four sisters. Remembrances may be shared online at www.stittsworthfuneralservices.com.