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Obituary for Magdaline Hicks McDowell

Magdaline Hicks McDowell, age 97, of LaGrange, passed away on April 30, 2023. She was born on March 9, 1926, to the late Ollie Gray Hicks and Pearle Bolt Hicks in LaGrange, Georgia. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her son, Edward Wayne McDowell; brother, R.L. Hicks and his wife, Mildred; sister-in-law, Tinnie Hicks. She worked at Milliken, Guest House and West Point Pepperell Dunson Mill. She was a faithful member of Baptist Tabernacle where she was involved in various activities. She took pride in her home and was an avid gardener. She loved her family and her dogs, Lucky and Precious.

Survivors include her children, Kenneth McDowell and his wife Doris, Patricia Spears and her husband Larry, and Terry McDowell and his wife, Stacey; brother, Paul Hicks; six grandchildren and seventeen great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews; extended family and friends.

The family will have visitation on Wednesday, May 3, 2023, at the Higgins Funeral Home at Hunter Allen Myhand from 2:00 - 3:00 pm. The funeral service will begin at 3:00 pm at the funeral home with Rev. Bobby Bozeman officiating. Interment will follow at Shadowlawn Cemetery. Please keep the family in your thoughts and prayers at this challenging time.