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ALice Virginia ""Jake"" McDowell

March 28, 1920 - February 1, 2016

Early Monday morning Alice passed peacefully from this world to the one prepared for her by her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Born March 28, 1920, she was preceded in death by her parents Olive & Richard E. Brown, eight siblings, and three husbands.

Alice affectionately known to family and friends as “Jake”, was a lifelong member of the First Christian Church of Wellsville, Ohio and most recently resided at the Calcutta Health Care facility.

She leaves behind one brother, William A. Brown of East Liverpool, Ohio; her children and their spouses, a daughter, Linda L. & Richard Bayer of East Liverpool, Ohio; a son, Donald A. & Rhonda Geer of Ashland, Ohio; a son, G. Randy & Susan Mackall of Wellsville, Ohio; five grandchildren, Lyn Prodonovich, Brett Geer, Shane Geer, Chelsey Rawson and Lindsey Mackall and six great grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life Service has been scheduled to be held at the Wellsville First Christian Church, Main St. on Saturday February 13, 2016 at 11 AM. A Gathering Celebration will continue at the church hall until 2PM.

The Wellsville Chapel of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes has been entrusted with her arrangements. Memorial Contributions may be made in Alice’s name to:  First Christian Church Women’s Fellowship at 831 Main Street, Wellsville, Ohio 43968 and Boys Town at 200 Flanagan Blvd., P.O. Box 6000, Boys Town, NW 68010-9988

Family and friends may view this obituary, sign the guestbook or send condolences online at or by visiting the funeral homes Facebook page.

Service Information

Service Information

Date: Saturday, February 13, 2016

Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm


Wellsville 1st Christian Church

831 Main St
Wellsville, OH 43968

Cemetery Information


Spring Hill Cemetery

Wellsville, Ohio 43968

At A later Date

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