Kathryn Yolanda LaRue Dowdy, age 69 of Pulaski, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, June 2, 2020. She was born on September 1, 1950 in Christiansburg, and was the daughter of the late Lettie Graham LaRue and Ernest Joseph LaRue. Kathryn was a member of the Power of Deliverance Church in Dublin. She loved her Family, her church, bowling, and to meet her friends to Line-Dance. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Albert Dowdy: brother’s Roy LaRue and Claude LaRue: sisters; Ginger LaRue Brewer and Revie LaRue Conner. She is survived by her daughter; Charlene R. (Jeff) Baker of Roanoke and three sons; William Scott Mollette of Bland, Ernest Joe Mollette of Dublin, and Terry Randall Mollette of Pulaski: brother; Miller (Shirley) LaRue of Christiansburg: sisters; Anna (Jack) McCrickard of Christiansburg, and Debra (Junior) Merrix of Pembroke. She is also survived by six wonderful grandchildren and many loved nieces and nephews. A public graveside service will be held Friday, June 5, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Highland Memory Gardens with Pastor Delores Caldwell officiating. The family will receive friends on Thursday evening from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home, maintaining the Governor’s restrictions of ten people at a time.
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