Julie Evelyn Dowell

Julie Evelyn Dowell died on January 11, 2019, at Hospice at East Texas in Tyler, Tx. She was born on May 20, 1953, in Marshall, Tx. and was raised by her parents Greer and Mary Evelyn Dowell.

Julie had a wonderful childhood growing up. She spent her summers and holidays with her grandparents, Ruth and Dan Lester in Jefferson, Tx. Julie graduated from Hillcrest High School Dallas, Tx. in 1971. She had a career as a police officer in Colorado Springs, Co., co-owner of Dan Lester Drilling Company, and a Special Deputy US Marshall in the Norther District of Tx. Her various volunteer work included 16 years on the Board of Directors for the Angelina Neches River Authority.

Julie was preceded in death by her father, Greer Dowell, and her brother, Dan Dowell. She was survived by her mother, Mary Evelyn Dowell.

Graveside services will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to a .

Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Feb. 3, 2019