She is survived by her loving husband, Orville A.Downs Sr. of Bayside, Texas. A son, Orville A. “Bert” Downs Jr. (Debbie) of Plano, Texas. A daughter, Melinda “Missy” Byrski (Gary) of Watauga, Texas. Two brothers, John S. Hale of Floresville, Texas and Clifton R. Rowland of Corpus Christi, Texas. Four grandchildren, Nicole, Jeremy, Chris & Amanda. Three great grandchildren, Faith, Reese & Austin.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, October, 18, 2011 from 5:00 pm. until 9:00 pm. at the First Baptist Church in Bayside, Texas, 502 2nd St. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm. on Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at 1st Baptist Church in Bayside, Texas. Interment will be private.