Services for Marjorie Evelyn Downey, widow of Neville Downey, 89 yrs., will be conducted from Harrod Brothers Funeral Home at 11 a.m. Saturday with Dr. John Underwood officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant View Cemetery. Visitation will be today, Jan. 11, from 4-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mrs. Downey passed away Wednesday at Frankfort Regional Medical Center.
Marjorie was born in Franklin Co., Ky., to the late Edmond and Tempest Nash Johnston O’Nan. She was employed as an administrative assistant with the Department of Revenue 30 years before retiring. A lifelong member of Pleasant View United Methodist Church, Marjorie was a loving mother, grandmother/great-grandmother, and a friend to many in the community.
She is survived by a daughter, Judy (David) Tincher; grandson, Kevin Tincher; and great-grandchildren, Jacob and Callie Tincher. Marjorie also leaves behind caregivers, Janie Downey and Ioma LeCompte, and a special friendship she shared with Dr. John and Helen Underwood. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Judson Downey and sister, Naomi Slattery.
Eddie Slattery, Donald C. Slattery, Willie Joe Slattery, Mark Johnston, Matt Pridemore, Bill Shipley, Wayne Shields, and Bill Young will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers are Joe O’Connell, Stewart Waits, Landon Pilcher, Raymond LeCompte, John VanMeter, Donald Morris, Kenneth Watkins, Danny Wayne Slattery, and Dr. Greg Fuqua.
Flowers are welcome or expressions of sympathy may be made in memory of Ms. Downey to the Pleasant View United Methodist Church, 13735 U.S. 421 N., Frankfort, KY 40601.
Arrangements are under the direction of Harrod Brothers Funeral Home; condolences may be shared via the online guest book at www.harrodbrothersfuneralhome.com.