Sharon Elaine Pettay Dowdle, 66, of Cadiz, died July 17, at the Carriage Inn of Cadiz. She was born May 5, 1949 in Wheeling, W.Va., a daughter of the late Kenneth and Ruby Ash Pettay.

Sharon was a food service worker at the Carriage Inn of Cadiz and enjoyed playing card and dice games; music and dancing; and having a good time with family and friends.

Surviving are her children, Brian and Lisa Dowdle, both of Cadiz; three grandsons, Darrin, Dillon and Austin Whitehurst; five brothers, Thomas Pettay of Reynoldsburg,

Ronald Pettay of Cadiz, Dr. Stephen Pettay of Powell, Jeffrey Pettay of Bonham, Texas, and Dr. Mark Pettay of Canal Winchester, Ohio; a sister, LuAnn Weethee of Hilliard, Ohio; and their families.

Graveside services will be held Monday, July 27, at 11 a.m. at Cadiz Union Cemetery with Cindy Pettay officiating.

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