WASHINGTON - Cheree L. Downey, 24, of Washington, Ill., died at 1:15 p.m. Monday, Sept. 3, 2012.
She was born on Aug. 23, 1988, in Peoria, Ill., to Michael D. and Debra L. Glazebrook Downey.
Surviving are one daughter, Cerenity Downey at home; her mother, Debra Glazebrook of Washington; her father, Michael Downey of Bartonville; one sister, Chelsea Downey of Washington; grandparents, Jim and Joanne Glazebrook of Peoria and Jarie Ford of Bloomington; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
She was preceded in death by one sister, Carissa Downey; and her paternal grandparents.
Cheree graduated in 2007 from Washington Community High School and later graduated from Tricoci University in Peoria.
She had managed Smart Style Hair Salon in Pekin.
Cheree loved sharing her artistic ability through hair design as well as her drawings.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012, at Deiters Funeral Home & Crematory in Washington. Visitation will be from 9:30 to 11 a.m. on Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Glendale Cemetery in Washington.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to an education fund for her daughter, Cerenity, c/o CEFCU.
Cheree's memorial website is available at www.deitersfuneralhome.com, where condolences may also be sent to the family.