The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

March 10, 2013

Shirley Ann Reddick Eldred Dowers

Published 3-10-13

Enid News and Eagle

ENID — Funeral service for Shirley Ann Reddick Eldred Dowers will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at Ladusau-Evans Chapel. Mr. Gene Long will officiate. Interment will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Shirley was born Sept. 24, 1932, in Enid, Okla., the daughter of Fred E. and Vila Porter Reddick and passed away Friday, March 8, 2013.

Shirley was united in marriage to Merle Eldred June 18, 1950, and to this union three children were born. She married Ivan Dowers April 8, 1967, in Enid, and to this union he brought one son, and then they were blessed with one daughter. Ivan preceded her in death Aug. 26, 2012.

Shirley was employed as district manager for Avon. She was a member of the Fairview Mothers Club, and served as state president of the Oklahoma Association of Mothers Clubs in 2002.

Survivors include three daughters, Patti Laine Reidhead and husband Joe of Springerville, Ariz., Vicki Lynn Seward and husband Larry of Tulsa, Okla., and Amy Denise Turner and husband Richard of Medford, Okla.; two sons, Bruce Wayne Eldred and wife Rebecca of Fairview, and Keith Dowers and wife Debbie of Beggs, Okla.; nine grandchildren, Britton, Ryan, Brandon, Chad, Spencer, Kari, Kacee, Nicholas and Laurel; two great-grandchildren; and a brother, Gregory Reddick and wife Dee Ann, and their son Jason of Tuscon, Ariz.

Shirley was also preceded in death by her parents, and stepmother, Mildred Reddick Sharp.

Memorial contributions may be made to Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, heart division, or Hospice Circle of Love, with Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home serving as custodian of the funds. For those unable to attend the service, it may be viewed online at

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(Submitted by family)