POPLAR BLUFF - Miranda Celeste Dowdy, 12, died Aug. 7, 2005, near Acorn Ridge in Stoddard County.
Born Jan. 8, 1993, at Poplar Bluff to Cynthia Dowdy of Polar Bluff, she attended the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses at Poplar Bluff and had completed her sixth grade year in the Poplar Bluff School District.
In addition to her mother, she is survived by one brother, Joseph Dowdy of Poplar Bluff; her grandmother, Lovena Dowdy of Poplar Bluff; and her grandfather, Jim Lykins of Circle City.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. today until time for services at 2 p.m. today at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter. Jesse Lacy will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Essex Cemetery.