During her life, Mrs. Downs worked at Snow White Laundry and at Camp Forrest in the Laundry Department.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Richard D. and Lillie Mae Blanton; her husband, James V. Downs; three sons, Jimmy Nelson Downs, Dana Blanton Downs and Roger Dale Downs; and one sister, Almeda Stooksbury.
Mrs. Downs is survived by one son, Stanley Downs and his wife Gretchen of Tullahoma; two grandchildren, Jessica and Jay Downs; one special niece, Jeannette Bell and her husband Charles of Manchester; and several other nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and a host of special friends.
Visitation for Mrs. Downs will be held on Monday, October 8th, 2012 from 4:00-9:00pm at Kilgore Funeral Home.
Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 at 1:00pm in the Kilgore Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Jim Fields officiating.
Burial will follow at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens.
Kilgore Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.