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George Riley Downen
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Birth: Aug. 25, 1855
Indiana, USA
Death: Jan. 28, 1945
White County
Illinois, USA

George R. Downen Dies, "The Carmi Democrat-Tribune" (Feb. 1, 1945)
George R. Downen passed away at 4 o'clock Sunday morning at the home of his daughter and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Elza Wilson and family of the Modoc vicinity at the age of 89. Uncle George, as he was familiarly known, had been in poor health for quite some time. The Turner Funeral Home in Norris City was notified of his death and called for the body and prepared it for burial and was taken to the home of Mr. and Mrs. Elias Downen of the Plainview vicinity near New Haven. There it lay in state until Tuesday at 11 o'clock a.m. when the funeral was conducted from the Plainview Church by Rev. Edmund Knight of near Norris City. Funeral arrangements were in charge of the Turner Funeral Home of Norris City.
Family links: 
  Turza Alvira Truex Downen (1861 - 1924)
  Serena Mae Downen Childers (1880 - 1945)*
  Susan Maria Downen Mobley (1884 - 1964)*
  Harold J Downen (1891 - 1917)*
  Elias William Downen (1893 - 1989)*
  Turza Alvara Downen Black (1895 - 1978)*
*Calculated relationship
Plain View Cemetery
White County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Chris Mills
Record added: Jan 19, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 46856042
George Riley Downen
Added by: holly and don stickles
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