Funeral for Libery County toddler being held Saturday

Funeral for Libery County toddler being held Saturday

Credit: FAMILY PHOTO

Harlee Ann Renee Dowdy

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by KHOU.com Staff

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Posted on August 18, 2012 at 10:37 AM

HOUSTON--A funeral will be held Saturday for a Liberty County toddler who allegedly died in her uncle’s care earlier this week.

One-year-old Harlee Ann Dowdy was being babysat by her grandparents on Tuesday. Both are volunteer firefighters and had to answer a call, so they left Harlee and her 3-year-old sister with their 18-year-old uncle Jack Hollis.

The teenager is mentally challenged and admitted to dropping the toddler.

He has been charged with injury to a child and is being held on $100,000 bond.

Harlee’s funeral will be held at the Sterling Funeral Home in Dayton.

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