Anthony Edward McDowell entered eternal rest on Wednesday, September 7, 2011 at the age of 55. He was the former husband of Sharon Authement McDowell and the loving father of Bradley Edward McDowell, Melissa Sue McDowell and Joseph Evans McDowell as well as the loving grandfather of Alysse Althea McDowell-Deffes and Logan Anthony McDowell. He was the son of the late Evans Leroy McDowell and Ann Hau McDowell and the brother of Joan Kovolt Authement, David Leroy McDowell, Sharon McDowell Lanier and the late Loretta Kovolt Lamonte. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews and his pet cockatiel "Tweety".
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Funeral Services at WESTSIDE/LEITZ-EAGAN FUNERAL HOME, 5101 Westbank Expressway, Marrero, LA on Thursday, September 15, 2011. Visitation will begin at 9:30 AM and will last until 12:00 Noon at which time a Service will be held in the Chapel. Burial will then follow in Restlawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Avondale, LA. Condolences may be offered online at www.westsideleitzeagan.com