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G.H. Downing (George)
Died 12 Jul 1913, age 41 yrs 7 mos 8 days, he was a farmer
and died of tetanus. no family info filled out.
Mrs. Avie Ball Downing
7 Mar 1876 -23 Mar 1957
"Dallas Morning News, 25 Mar 1957, Mrs. Avvie Downing, Sherman, Texas
Funeral services will be held at 2 pm Monday at the Barrett Chapel,
Sherman, for Mrs. Avvie Downing, 81, who died Saturday evening at her home
Burial will be in Cedar Cemetery.
Mrs. Downing was born in Greenbrier, Ark. She came to Texas in 1901.
She was married to George H. Downing 64 years ago. Mrs. Downing was a member
of the Key Memorial Methodist Church.
She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. R.L. Smith of Sherman;
one son, J.Bennett Downing of San Angelo; one brother, T.R. Ball of Conway,
Ark; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren."
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