Valdosta Daily Times


July 25, 2013

Eugene ‘Gene’ Doyle Trowell

VALDOSTA — Eugene “Gene” Doyle Trowell, 78, of Lake Park, Ga., passed away Monday evening, July 22, 2013, at the Baptist Village of Waycross, Ga., after a lengthy illness. He was born Sept. 22, 1934, to the late David and Sallie “Sarah” (Deen) Trowell in Douglas, Ga. He was a Baptist by faith, and worked as a commercial refrigeration and A/C repairman in the Lowndes County area.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy (Mercer) Trowell.

Survivors include his sons and daughters-in-law, Steve and Johnna Trowell of Valdosta,; Billy and Vicky Trowell of Alma, Ga. David and Cindy Trowell of Waycross; daughters and sons-in-law, Glenda and Jesse Ellis of Valdosta, Ginger and Glenn Lynch of Alma, Ga.; stepdaughters and son-in-law, Connie and Lee Taylor of Atlanta, Bonnie Nix of Valdosta; stepsons and daughter-in-law, Donnie and Mary Lea Mercer of Valdosta, Johnnie Mercer of Valdosta, Lonnie Mercer of Valdosta, Larry Mercer of Jesup, Ga.; 18 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and several extended family members.

Funeral services will be held Friday, July 26, 2013, at 11 a.m. in the Valdosta Chapel of Music Funeral Services with burial to follow in Corinth Baptist Church Cemetery in Lake Park, Ga.

The family will receive friends Friday from 10 a.m. until service time at the funeral home. Sympathy may be expressed online at  — Music Funeral Services, Valdosta is serving the family.

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