Fay Elizabeth Downing

Fay Elizabeth Downing, age 92, of Britton, passed away February 11, 2019 in Englewood, Fla. Fay was born June 25, 1926, the daughter of James and Helen (Olds) Dennison. She married Leslie Downing on February 17, 1945.

Along with her husband, Fay is survived by her children, Linda Cowan, Nancy (Edward) Cecil, Dianne (Howard) Schroeder, Robert (Bonnie) Downing, and Anita (James) Lister; nine grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Ruth Hanson.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 18, at the J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home, Tecumseh with Pastor Jim Schneck officiating. Burial followed in Ridgeway Cemetery, Ridgeway. Visitation was held from 4-7 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019 at the J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home and from noon-2 p.m. Monday preceding the funeral service. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Britton Congregational Church. Condolences to the family may be made online at pursefuneralhome.com.


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