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Opal Garnet Burleson Downey
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Birth: Feb. 22, 1914
Grady County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Aug. 27, 1998
Curry County
New Mexico, USA

Wife of George Edward Downey, Jr. Daughter of David Franklin Burleson and Pearl Irene Lacy. They married on July 5, 1932 in El Reno, Canadian Co., OK. They had one child, Valdia Lois Downey who is married to Lloyd Herman Buchwald.

Amarillo Globe News 29 Aug 1998
Opal Downey

CLOVIS, N.M. - Opal Downey, 84, died Thursday, Aug. 27, 1998.

Services will be at 10 a.m. today in Kingswood Methodist Church with Dr. Mark Scott officiating. Burial will be in Lawn Haven Memorial Gardens by SteedTodd Funeral Home.

Mrs. Downey was born in Minco, Okla. She married George Downey in 1932 at El Reno, Okla. They moved to New Mexico in 1944, where they farmed for several years in the St. Vrain area, later moving to Clovis. She was a member of Kingswood Methodist Church.

Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Valdia Buchwald of Santa Fe; and two granddaughters.

The family requests memorials be to Kingswood Methodist Church, Box 1126, Clovis, NM 88101; or St. John Methodist Church Bell Choir at Santa Fe, N.M.
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  George Edward Downey (1911 - 2002)*
*Calculated relationship
Lawn Haven Memorial Gardens Cemetery
Curry County
New Mexico, USA
Created by: Carrol Cortez
Record added: Oct 12, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16149947
Opal Garnet <i>Burleson</i> Downey
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