Born Feb. 2, 1925 in Wardell, Mo., the daughter of the late Joseph Oliver and Ethel Arlie Penrod Cheek, she was a member of the First Baptist Church of Gideon, Mo.
On Jan. 15, 1981 she married Cernon St. Cin, who preceded her in death.
She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Robert Hannison Hawlett, her second husband, Lavern Downing; one son, Robert Hawlett; one grandson, Ricky Lee Downing; one granddaughter, Tracie Hawlett; one brother, and two sisters.
Survivors include two daughters Redgiel Owens and husband, Claude, of Gideon, Patricia Wilburn, and husband, Johnny, Jr. of Gideon; one son, Leel Downing and wife, Martha, of Gideon; three sisters, Mendona Turner of Gideon, Dolly Friels of Crane, Mo., and Ollie Jo Friels of Thayer, Mo.; one brother, Clyde Creasy of Dupo, Ill., eight grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be at 6 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 24, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Gideon, Mo.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 25, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Andy Evans officiating.
Burial will follow in the Memorial Park Cemetery.