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 Louisa A. <I>Vardaman</I> Downing

Louisa A. Vardaman Downing

Birth
Taylor County, Iowa, USA
Death 23 Jun 1940 (aged 79)
Hopkins, Nodaway County, Missouri, USA
Burial Hopkins, Nodaway County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 100025925 · View Source
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Mrs. J. R. Downing Dies,
Was Hopkins Resident

Mrs. James R. Downing of Hopkins, 79 years old, died at 7:30 o'clock last night at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Harry Chambers, in Hopkins. Mrs. Downing had been ill for more than two years.

She was born February 22, 1861, in Taylor county, Iowa, the daughter of George and Nancy Vardaman. On October 7, 1879, she married James Riley Downing, who preceded her in death six week ago, May 12. One child, a son, died in infancy. Mrs. Downing had been a resident of Hopkins for fifty-six years.

She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Harry Chambers and Mrs. Jessie Albright of Hopkins, and Mrs. Gertrude Swain of Bedford, Ia.; two sisters, Mrs. Emma Honeywell of Haywarden, Ia., and Mrs. Della Russell of Spirit Lake, Idaho; and a half-brother, William Heron of Maryville.

Funeral services will be held at 2:30 o'clock Tuesday afternoon at the Hopkins Christian church, Rev. R.C. Lockwood, assisted by Rev. Paul Barton, will have charge of the services. Burial will be in the Hopkins cemetery.

The Maryville Daily Forum, Maryville, Missouri
Monday, June 24, 1940, Page 1


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  • Created by: Cyndi Saxton Jorae
  • Added: 2 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100025925
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Louisa A. Vardaman Downing (18 Feb 1861–23 Jun 1940), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100025925, citing Hopkins Cemetery, Hopkins, Nodaway County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Cyndi Saxton Jorae (contributor 47120963) .