Zelma Kirkpatrick Dowdy
1926 — 2021
Zelma Gertrude (Pop) Kirkpatrick Dowdy was born to Trammel Clayton and Sara Cornelius (Martindale) Pope on November 1, 1926 in rural Thackerville, OK and departed this life in Duncan, OK on October 13, 2021 at the age of 94 years, 11 months and 12 days. Zelma started life at Thackerville and at age 5 and her family moved on to the Vernon, TX area. She married John Wilson Kirkpatrick on September 10, 1945 at Altus, OK and they continued living in Vernon until moving to Comanche, OK in the mid 1960's. To the union 5 children were born. John preceded her in death on December 12, 1977. She later married Hubert Charles "Herb" Dowdy on May 12, 1980 in Wichita Falls, TX, making their home in...