Marjorie Collins McDowell was born February 7, 1927 in San Saba County to W.J. and Ola Collins and passed away December 18, 2017 in Lampasas, Texas. Marjorie graduated from San Saba High School in 1944. She married Myles D. McDowell on June 6, 1948. They lived on the family ranch until Myles passed away in January 2005. Marjorie continued to live on and operated the ranch until shortly before her death.
Marjorie is survived by daughter Sheila Christian and husband, Jerry, of Lampasas, sons Tom McDowell and wife, Cathy, of Bend, Mike McDowell and wife, Carolyn, of Holland Hill, Steve McDowell and wife, Robin, also of Holland Hill, ten grandchildren, and fifteen great-grandchildren. Numerous nieces, nephews and many friends also survive her.
Marjorie was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, her husband and one grandson.
Services for Marjorie will be held Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 2:00PM under the direction of Heritage Funeral Home of San Saba. A visitation will be held before the service, 1:00pm at the funeral home. Interment will be at Colony Cemetery following the service.
The family requests any memorials be made to Colony Cemetery Association, Cherokee Home for Children, or your charity of choice.