|The Washington Post, Washington, D.C.
Saturday, June 4, 1988, of Arlington, Virginia, Ruth Q. Dowden, wife of the late R. Melvin
Dowden; also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Friends may call at The
Arlington Funeral Home, 3901 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, Virginia, on Tuesday from 2-4
and 7-9 p.m. Services will be held on Wednesday, June 8th, 10 a.m. at St. John's
Episcopal Church, 3228 O Street, N.W. Washington D.C. Interment Oakwood Cemetery,
Falls Church, Virginia. Memorial contributions may be made to St. John's Church