Gloria Jean Dowell


Relationship to conference: Former conference council director for the Minnesota Conference

Date of death: May 25, 2020 at age 92

Arrangements: Service arrangements are postponed per pandemic guidelines.

Ms. Dowell served from 1982 to 1987 as the first lay person and first woman in the role of conference council director for the Minnesota Conference (a pre-cursor to the current role of director of connectional ministries). Ms. Dowell was also the director of outreach for the Minnesota Conference from 1978 to 1981 and served as a General and Jurisdictional Conference delegate.

Cards of condolence can be sent to Deb Dowell, 19322 Kava Rd., Preston, MN 55965

Memorials are preferred to Imara International of Nanyuki, Kenya.

Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church

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