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Nannie May Ward Day
Susan A. Savannah Hibbard Downs
William Downs

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Nannie May Ward Day

Submitted by Eleanor Colson

Born 21 Jan 1914, Iola, Grimes County, Texas to William Daniel WARD and Mollie THORNTON
Died 03 Jan 2001. Age 86 years, 11 mos, 12 days
Residence: Angleton, Texas

Funeral services held 06 Jan 2001 at J. M. Day Funeral Home Chapel
Buried 06 Jan 2001 at Bedias Baptist Cemetery


Son, Willie R. and Barbara DAY
Bonnie R. and Lee Roy JURRIES
Hazel and Kelly R. JACKSON
Billie and Wilburn NESMITH
Brother - Norman and Mable WARD

18 Grandchildren, 29 Great-grandchildren, 4 great-great grandchildren

Preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Walter M. DAY
Daughter, Malvinee SINGLETARY
Son-in-law, George SINGLETARY
Grandson, George SINGLETARY, Jr.
Four sisters and seven brothers.

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Susan A. Savannah Hibbard Downs

Submitted by William Downs

Susan A. Savannah Hibbard Downs
Born Sept. 1868 in TX to Lewis Jake Hibbard and Sarah A. E. Broadwater.
Died 08 Jun 1951 in Navasota, Grimes Co., TX., at home of her daughter, Mrs. Viola Sledge
Residence: Navasota, Texas for 67 years.

Daughter, Mrs. Viola Mae Sledge of Navasota
Sons: Horace L., Lonnie F., Ernest E., and Hollie B. Downs of Navasota; Bonnie H. Downs of Dallas and Robert L. Downs of Houston
Sisters: Mrs. Chapple Sledge of Navasota and Mrs. Pat Dowden of San Marcos
20 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren
Pallbearers: Grover Mitchell, Dick Johnson, Edd Mitchell, Jr., Ira Nobles, William S. Seely and E. L. Mitchell.

Funeral: 09 Jun 1951 in the chapel of the Lindley Robertson Funeral Home with the Rev. W. R. Miller officiating
Interment: Oakland Cemetery, Navasota

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William Downs

Submitted by William Downs

William Downs
Born 28 Feb. 1860 in Waco, TX to William Downs and Doretta Vulgosh.

Died 02 Jul. 1940 in Navasota, Grimes Co., TX.
Residence: Navasota, Texas for 56 years.

William Downs, 80, passed away at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday at his residence following an illness of several years.
E. E. Downs, H. L. Downs, L. F. Downs, and H. B. Downs of Navasota
R. L. Downs of Houston, and B. H. Downs of New Orleans
Daughter, Mrs. A. W. Sledge of Navasota
One nephew, Charles Downs of Austin
18 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren

Funeral: 5 pm on 03 Jul 1940 in the chapel of Lindley Funeral Home; Rev. Horace N. Cunningham, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, officiating
Interment: Oakland Cemetery, Navasota, Texas

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