Family: Downen, Roy A. / Parker, Margie Fern (F20111)

m. 26 Apr 1947

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  • Downen, Roy A.Father | Male
    Downen, Roy A.

    Born  23 Jun 1926   
    Died  10 Jun 1992   
    Married  26 Apr 1947  [1]  Howard, Elk, Kansas, USA  [1] Find all individuals with events at this location

    Parker, Margie FernMother | Female
    Parker, Margie Fern

    Born  7 Jul 1928  Latham, Butler, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  22 Mar 2013  Winfield, Cowley County, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Latham Cemetery, Latham, Butler, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Parker, Robert Henry | F20109 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Hoard, Pearl Marie | F20109 Group Sheet 

    LivingChild 1 | Female
    + Living

    Spouse  Howe, Maurice K. | F20113 

    LivingChild 2 | Male

    Spouse  Living | F20112 

  • Sources 
    1. [S543] Find A Grave ( (Reliability: 2), 15 May 2019.
      Memorial ID 107105355

      Margie F. Parker Downen
      Birth 7 Jul 1928
      Latham, Butler County, Kansas, USA
      Death 22 Mar 2013 (aged 84)
      Winfield, Cowley County, Kansas, USA
      Latham Cemetery
      Latham, Butler County, Kansas, USA

      MARGIE F. DOWNEN, 84, former Latham and Burden, Kansas resident, passed away Friday, March 22, 2013 at Winfield Resthaven.

      Born on July 7, 1928 in Latham, Kansas, she was the daughter of Robert and Marie (Hoard) Parker. She was raised and received her education in Latham.

      Margie was united in marriage to Roy A. Downen on April 26, 1947 in Howard, Kansas. The couple made their home in Latham where she was a homemaker. In 1959, the couple moved to Burden and in 1972 she began working as a CNA at the Colonial Manor in Douglass, Kansas. Margie also worked at the Good Samaritan Village in Winfield and the Dexter Nursing Home. Mr. Downen preceded her in death on June 10, 1992.

      She was a member the Latham Christian Church. She loved spending time with her grandchildren, crocheting, crosswords and NBA basketball. Margie also enjoyed fishing and camping.

      Her family includes: Her son: Roy D. Downen and wife Sandra of Oxford, KS; Her daughter: Cleta Howe and husband Maurice of Burden, KS; Her grandchildren: Rodney Mann and wife Barri, JD Howe, Tammy Downen and Michelle Kelley and husband Allen; Her 19 great-grandchildren and her 3 great-great grandchildren. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her brothers, J.Y. and Gailey, and her sister, Donnie Davis.

      Graveside funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M., Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at the Latham Cemetery. Friends may call at Miles Funeral Service in Winfield from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M., Tuesday, March 26, 2013.

      A memorial has been established in Margie's name for Winfield Resthaven. Contributions may be made through the funeral home.

      Researched by Ted Smith

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