Father Henry Dow was 94, and departed this life Friday March 26, 2021 in Florence County. He is the father of James Henry Dow, Reggie Moody, Edna Walker, Moses Dow and Charlie Davis, step-father of Jean C. Davis.
Funeral services are scheduled to be held at the Jackson & McGill Memorial Chapel, Thursday April 1, 2021 at 11:00 am. He will be laid to rest at the Florence National Cemetery, Florence, SC. Services will be live-streamed on the Jackson & McGill Facebook Page.
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Henry Dow departed this earthly life March 26, 2021 at MUSC Hospital in Florence South Carolina. He was born on May 15, 1926 in Pamplico South Carolina. He was the son of the late James Dow and Helen Dow Moody.
He was preceded in death by his sister Elizabeth Gunter.
Henry Dow attended public schools in Pamplico South Carolina. He completed the 8th grade and when he became of age he joined the armed services. He served for 12 years, 11 months, 23 days of honorable service to his country. After being discharge from the armed service, he held many jobs. He was employed by Dewitt Trucking Company in North Carolina and retired after many years of service.
After accepting Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior of his life, Henry became a faithful member of the Mt. Pisgah Missionary Baptist Church until his heath declined. He served in various areas of ministry. His favorite scripture that he said during his time of prayer and fasting were Matthew 6: 9-13 and Psalms 23: 1-6.
He leaves to honor his memory his children; Edna (Leotis) Walker, James (Dorothy) Dow, Charley Davis, Moses Dow, Reginald (Helen) Moody, step-daughter Jean C. Davis, twelve grandchildren, seventeen great grand children, three great great grand children and a host of family and friends.
The family Father Henry Dow of in consideration of the current health crisis facing our world, nation, state and local community, has decided to hold a private 50 people or less, family only, funeral service for their loved one with private interment immediately following. While the Dow family would love to be surrounded by your presence, they acknowledge the health risks to family, church members, friends, and particularly to those who are most vulnerable to this disease, the elderly and those with chronic health conditions. What the family needs most at this time are your prayers and understanding. Thank you for your concern and cooperation.
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