Shirley Ledebur Downing, 80, of Chesterfield, passed away on April 2, 2014. The daughter of the late Cora Zerbe Ledebur and George Ledebur, she was also proceeded in death by: her two sisters, Althea Webster and Geraldine Buzard; and a daughter, Judith Downing Gilbert.
Mrs. Downing was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church and retired from Allied Chemical, now Honeywell. She was married to the late Ned Downing. They raised seven children and between them had 20 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and many nieces; and nephews.
She leaves cherished memories with: her children Jeffery Outlaw, Jonathan Outlaw, Ken Outlaw, Kristine Downing, Mary Boswell Downing, and Butch Downing; and her first husband and father of her three sons, James C. Outlaw. The family will receive friends Saturday, April 12, 2014, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the Colonial Heights Chapel of E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes and Crematory, 2033 Boulevard.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the
, 9221 Forest Hill Ave., Richmond, VA 23235. Condolences may be registered at www.ealvinsmall.com