• Lemmon Funeral Home of Dulaney Valley, Inc.
    Timonium, MD
In partnership with the Dignity Memorial® network
Terry O. Downer 1955 - 2013
Tuesday, July 09, 2013
My condolences to the Downer family. Wow...I am totally shocked to just now learn about Terry's death and it was quite by accident. I just recently joined FB and was searching for some info on Northwestern's page when I came across the obituary of Terry. Chasce you don't know me, but I know when you were born. I knew your mother Pam also! Your father helped me & my husband at the time (Donnell Epps- one of his best childhood friends up until adulthood) after your mother died because I too had a brain aneurysm at the age of 35. Your father helped me & Donnell through this & to understand my ailment. I thanked GOD for him for being there for us & being a true friend! I hadn't seen him since you were a toddler & Donnell & I had divorced, but always cherished Terry as a friend! It is very ironic that I suffered the same thing that your mom unfortunately perished from and I understand what your dad went through as I too lost my brother in 2007 to this same disease (ALS) at the age of 61. Chasce as I read about you I see that you are a very intelligent & accomplished young man and I know that both your parents were very proud of you & are watching over you from heaven! I wish I had been able to see Terry again before his death & also wish I had known once he passed away. God bless you and your family.
My prayers are with you!

Melba (DeShields) Holmes
(he knew me as Epps)
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