Frances McDowell Julian
Frances was born May 30, 1934, in Newberry South Carolina to Theodore C. McDowell Sr. and Sara Ringer McDowell.
She graduated from Newberry High School in 1952 and went on to earn her BS in Elementary Education from Newberry College and a MS degree in Business Management from Troy State University. She taught elementary school at Pelzer Elementary in Pelzer, South Carolina and Millwood Elementary in Sumter, South Carolina prior to her move to Northwest Florida. She was a volunteer tutor in math and english at Kenwood Elementary in Fort Walton Beach and a was a substitute teacher at Edge Elementary in Niceville, Florida.
She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Thomas H. Julian Jr.; son, Stan Julian; daughters, Karen Maltese; and Laura Southard.
She leaves behind 7 grandchildren: Alaina Fincher, Nicole Henderson, Sara Julian, Sean Julian, Kandice Agee, Kourtney Barnett, Anderson McCrary, and 6 great grandchildren.
A celebration of life service will be held Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at First Baptist Church of Niceville at 11:00 am. The family will receive friends beginning at 10:00 am.
Those wishing to honor her life can make a donation in her name to the “Beyond Measure” building fund at First Baptist Church on Bayshore.
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