Deirdre Lane (McDowell) Gravley

November 28, 1966 ~ November 30, 2021 (age 55)


Deirdre Lane (McDowell) Gravley, age 55, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, November 30, 2021. 


Deirdre was born in Revenna, Ohio on November 28, 1966, the daughter of David Jackson McDowell and Linda Lee (Bemis) Stillman.


She is survived by her daughter- Bonnie Gravley of Rural Hall, NC

Grandson- Aiden William Gravley of Rural Hall, NC

Brother- Dale J. and Elizabeth McDowell of Princeton, KY

Sister- Elizabeth “Liz” Foster of Princeton, KY

Life Partner and fiancé- Michael Donahue of Murphysboro

Niece- Alyssa Foster of Princeton, KY

Twin Nieces- Kaya and Kayla McDowell of Mt. Airy, NC

Nephew- Xavier D. Stillman of Princeton, KY

Seven Half Siblings on the McDowell side of her family

Many Aunts, Uncles, and Cousins


Deirdre was a special soul, kind-hearted and loving. She loved her family with all she had. Her laughter will be deeply missed at all the family meals that she loved so much, but she will live on in the wonderful memories shared.


Memorial services for Deirdre will be held via Zoom at 4:00pm CST on Sunday, December 12, 2021. Family and friends are asked to join the Zoom service by using the Zoom ID #831 4987 2344 and entering the password 1212. For assistance with the Zoom login, please call Elizabeth at (270) 963-3162. Maxton-Rosado Funeral Home in Du Quoin is assisting the family with final arrangements. For more information, please visit or call 618-542-2020.

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Memorial Service
December 12, 2021

4:00 PM
Zoom (online memorial service)
online, IL 99999

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