Edith M. Dowd, 75 of Independence, MO passed away November 23, 2008.

Edith was born December 30, 1932 in Clarita, Okla., and had lived in this area most of her life. Edith was a Christian and attended the Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband Robert Dowd, Sr. in 2002.

Survivors include her son Robert Dowd, Jr. and a daughter Paula Bird both of Independence, MO; 7 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.

Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, November 26, at the Park Lawn Chapel, burial in Mt. Washington Cemetery. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until service time Wednesday at the chapel. Arrangements are under the direction of Park Lawn Funeral Home, 816-523-1234.