Beverly Ann Downs

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Beverly Ann (Tasker) Downs, 76, of Annapolis, MD was called home on June 17, 2015 at Anne Arundel Medical Center due to complications from a lengthy illness. Beverly was born April 25, 1939 to the late Alice Tasker and the late Charles O. (Pole) Tasker in Harwood, Md. She was married to the late James A. (Bater) Downs Jr. Before her illness, Beverly, along with her mother, owned and operated one of the few black owned Beauty Salons in Annapolis, Tasker's Beauty Salon. She is survived by one son Michael G. Downs, Ft. Meade, MD; two daughters Constance J. Downs, Odenton, MD, and Carla J. Downs, Annapolis, MD; one brother C. Glen Tasker, Annapolis, MD; two grandchildren, Nicola J. Edwards and Jordan M. R. Downs; 2 great-grandchildren Terrel J. R. Hill and Imani Edwards; one grandson-in-law Ian Edwards; one daughter-in-law, Lynda E. Downs; two sisters-in-law Sue Tasker and Doris T Nick; two brothers-in-law William Downs and Ernest Nick; one Uncle David Mackell; one Aunt Pauline Neal. On Wednesday, June 24, 2015, a public viewing is scheduled at 9:00am followed by the Wake at 10:30am, and Funeral at 11:00am at Hope St. Marks United Methodist Church 3672 Muddy Creek Rd. Edgewater, MD 21037. Repast will follow at Ralph J. Bunche Community Center at 374 Mill Swamp Rd. Edgewater, MD 21037. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to either Wiley H. Bates Legacy Center, Attn: Vince Leggett, 1101 Smithville St. Annapolis, MD 21401 or Ralph J. Bunche Community Center, Inc., Attn: Gail Greenleaf PO Box 507, Edgewater, MD 21037. Funeral services are being provided by William Reese & Sons Mortuary, P.A. 1922 Forest Dr. Annapolis, MD 21401.

Published in Carroll County Times on June 22, 2015