Norma June Downing, 86, of Malden, Mo., died Sunday, Aug. 28, 2005, at Ridgeview Nursing Center in Malden.
Born June 29, 1919, in Clarkton, Mo., daughter of the late Tom and Velma James Sandefur, she was employed at Associated natural Gas. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Malden, member of the Malden DeReign Club and the Methodist Women's W.S.C.S.
On Aug. 24, 1938, in Piggott, Ark., she married Sherman Earl Downing, who preceded her in death on March 16, 1996.
Survivors include two sons, Tom Downing and wife, Phyllis, of Malden and Rick Downing and wife, Nan, of Brownsville, Tenn.; one sister, Sue Fletcher and husband, Dick, of Pasadena, Calif.; five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug., 31, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Stan Wood officiating.
Burial will follow at the Memorial Park Cemetery in Malden.
Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church in Malden.