We grieve not that Tom has died; we rejoice that he lived. George Thomas “Tom” McDowell, III, age 30, resided in Gallatin, TN and went to be with the Lord on Monday July 12, 2010. He is survived by his parents: Rev. Dr. George & Kathy McDowell of Gallatin, TN; his sister: Elaine Joshua Roberts of Culleoka, TN; his brother: Joseph McDowell of Gallatin, TN; a niece: Catherine Roberts; and nephew Noland Roberts. He is also survived by his grandmother Garna Enlow of Accident, MD. Tom was a member of East Nashville Church of God of Prophecy and was licensed as an exhorter with Declaration Ministries. He enjoyed music, theater, and acting in community and church productions. His pastimes were reading, puzzles, watching movies and participating in family activities. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the family at: George McDowell Special Fund, c/o Green Bank, Attn: Debbie Lyles, 710 Nashville Pike, Gallatin , TN 37066 Cards and Letters may be sent to: George and Kathy McDowell, c/o Linda Hayes, 2212 Courtney Ave, Nashville, TN 37218 As we come together as the body of Christ at the memorial service, we will celebrate Tom’s life and not his death. He touched many lives and has left a legacy in his short life and was used of God in so many ways. Memorial Services in Tennessee will be conducted Wednesday, July 15th at 6:00 pm at the Hendersonville Church of God, 724 East Main St, Hendersonville, TN 37075, officiated by Rev. Emmett Atkins. Fellowship will follow.
615 824-6855 Memorial Services in Maryland will be conducted Saturday, July 17th at 11:00 am at the Sang Run Christian Center, Sang Run Rd, McHenry, MD 21541, officiated by Rev. William Durst and Rev. Joseph Spiker. There will be fellowship and food following the service at the McHenry Fire Hall. Tom received this last text message from a friend: For whether we live, we live unto the Lord; and whether we die, we die unto the Lord: whether we live therefore, or die, we are the Lord’s. Romans 14:8