Eleanor H. Downs (1916 - 2017)

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Eleanor H. Downs, 101, of Bardstown, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, at Bardstown Health and Rehab. She was born Feb. 11, 1916, in Fairfield, a self-employed farmer, a Bardstown, Culvertown, and Cox's Creek Senior Citizens member, and a member of Bardstown Homemakers Club, and Bardstown Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Tyler Downs; two daughters, Jenelle Maines and Joann Downs; a son, Lloyd Downs; her parents, Simon and Grace Humphrey; two sisters, Thelma Crabb and Alton Downs; and four brothers, Virgil Humphrey, Clarence Humphrey, Leland Humphrey and Simon Humphrey.
She is survived by her daughter, Rose Marie (Bobby) Ditto; two sons, Glenn (Sue) Downs, both of Bardstown, and Tyler Downs, of Cynthiana;14 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren.
The funeral is 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 6, at Barlow Funeral Home, with burial in St. Joseph Cemetery. Dr. Randal Pollock will officiate.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5 and 9-11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 6, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may go to Bardstown Baptist Church.
Barlow Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Published in The Kentucky Standard on Oct. 6, 2017