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Eliza Lee Downey Stephens, age 86 of Lockport, died Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at Baptist Hospital in La Grange. She was born in Lockport on November 1, 1926 and was a homemaker. She was the daughter of the late Floyd H. and Frances Aldridge Martin.
She is survived by her son: Louis Downey of Eminence; five daughters: Carolyn Thompson of Bethlehem, Judy Downey of Eminence, Lavonne Carter of Charlotte, North Carolina, Bertha Jean McIntosh of La Grange, and Reba Jackson of Sulphur; three sisters: Mary Clauss of Ohio, Anita Jean Martin of Eminence, and Marie Downey of Defoe; twenty-one grandchildren, twenty-nine great-grandchildren, four great-great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husbands: Floyd Downey and William Stephens; a daughter: Vickie Lee Downey; a brother: Robert Martin; a sister: Anna Raisor; and two grandsons: Louis Downey, Jr. and Doug Carter.
Funeral services were 2 p.m. Sunday, June 23, 2013 at Sholar Funeral Home of Pleasureville with Rev. Leon Robinson officiating. Burial was in Pleasureville Cemetery.
Honorary bearers were Greg Fitzgerald, Len Fitzgerald, and Charles Thompson.
Active bearers were Tommy Carter, Mark Downey, Tim Downey, David Fitzgerald, Scotty Fitzgerald, James Jackson, Jr., Ira Smither, and Ben Spencer.
Sholar Funeral Home
5710 Castle Highway Pleasureville, KY 40057
Published in Henry County Local on June 27, 2013