Mrs. Mamie Smallwood Dowdy, age 79, of Flowery Branch, GA, and formerly of Buford, GA, entered into her Heavenly Home on Sunday, July 30, 2006. She is preceded in death by her husband, Mr. Deward Bunk Dowdy in 1995. She is survived by her: Daughters and Sons-in-Law: Sue and Bobby Hosch, Flowery Branch, GA, Joan and Charles Burgess, Buford, GA; Grandchildren: Djuana and Scott Utzman, Commerce, GA, Gina and David Ingram, Flowery Branch, GA, Chris Burgess, Buford, GA; Great Grandchildren: Erin Ingram, Kayla Utzman, Brye Burgess; Sisters and Brother-in-Law: Ethel Pierce, Gainesville, GA, Lillie and Lewis Hughes, Oakwood, GA, Mary Sanders, Oakwood, GA; Several Sisters-in-Law, Brothers-in-Law, Nieces and Nephews. Mrs. Dowdy was born in Hall County, GA on March 15, 1927. She was a homemaker and also had worked in several local restaurants in the Buford area. She was a long-time member of the Mt. Salem Baptist Church in Flowery Branch, GA. She was a wonderful mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, great grandmother and sister and always had a wonderful smile for everyone. Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, August 1, 2006 at 3:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Rev. Mark Whiting and Rev. Michael Rogers officiating. Interment will be in Broadlawn Memorial Gardens, Buford, GA. Arrangements by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com.