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Richard Alan Downs
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Birth: Mar. 12, 1942
Clarke County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Sep. 18, 1964
Lauderdale County
Mississippi, USA

Lance Corporal, US Marine Corps

RICHARD ALAN DOWNS, age 22, Enterprise, died September 18 at Rush Memorial Hospital in Meridian. Funeral services were held at Enterprise Baptist Church on September 22, 10 AM with Revs. Taylor Wallace and Holliday officiating. Interment followed at Union Cemetery.

Survivors - parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Downs of Enterprise; six sisters, Pauline Heathcock, Joyce Downs, Enterprise; Mary Milstead and Nina Dyess, Stonewall; Nanah Wilder, CA; JoAnn Ward, Houma, LA; four brothers, PFC Samuel Downs, Germany; Jerry, Jimmy, and Larry Downs, Enterprise.

Pallbearers - John Robert Shirley, Bobby Milstead, Norris Smiley, Stanley Herrington, Johnny Keeley, MacArthur Hamburg, Larry Waits, Wayne Carlisle.

Information taken from obituary published in Clarke County Tribune, September 25, 1964.

Family links: 
  Dewey Davis Downs (1899 - 1970)
  Vermell Satcher Downs (1910 - 2002)
  Nina Jewel Downs Dyess (1936 - 2013)*
  Richard Alan Downs (1942 - 1964)
  Samuel Downs (1945 - 2004)*
  Larry Davis Downs (1951 - 1977)*
*Calculated relationship
Union Cemetery
Clarke County
Mississippi, USA
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Record added: Dec 07, 2011
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Richard Alan Downs
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Richard Alan Downs
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