Brenda Smith McDowell, 74, of Fletcher passed away on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at St. Joseph’s Hospital. She was the daughter of the late Dorothy N. McGaha, she was also preceded in death by her husband’s Robert C. McDowell and Ernest P. Fogel.
A loving mother and devoted Christian she was the co-founder of The Storehouse and worked until her retirement in 2006. Brenda loved her children and grandchildren. She enjoyed cooking, reading, crocheting, quilting and spending time with her family.
Survivors include her sons, Rob McDowell (Kelli) of KY, Shawn McDowell and Chris McDowell (Becky); daughter, Caitlin Williams (Keith) all of Hendersonville; grandchildren, Robbie, Jonathan, Lauren, Noah, Melissa, Kristin, Allison, Brittany, Dylan, Isabella and Carson; great-grandchildren, Madyson, Masin, Corbin, Sophie and Dominic.
Funeral services will be held 10am on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 in the chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home. Entombment will follow in the park.
Memorials may be made to The Storehouse, PO Box 6146, Hendersonville NC 28793.
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