2014-01-02 / Obituaries


Elizabeth Anne Downey, 74, of Putnam died Dec. 30, 2013 in Putnam.

She was born Sept. 16, 1939 in Groves, Texas. She was a member of the Putnam Baptist Church where she was the church pianist. She was a retired elementary school teacher.

Survivors include her husband, Paul Downey, Putnam; three sons, Greg Downey, Nicholsville, Jeff Downey, Snead, Bill Downey, Semmes; one brother, Mike Hinson, Groves, Texas; one sister-in-law, Marlene Downey, Sweet Water; one brother-in-law, William Johnson, Myrtlewood; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; several nephews and nieces.

The service was Jan. 4 at 12 noon at Putnam Baptist Church with Rev. Brooks Etheridge officiating. Burial was in the Putnam Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Mike Thompson, Michael Thompson, Jeffrey Green, Chip Etheridge, Christopher Hinson and Greg Harris.

Honorary pallbearers were members of the Putnam Volunteer Fire Department.

Condolences may be offered at www.obryantchapelfh.com.

O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home of Thomasville directed.


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