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Lois "Lucy" Nolen Downs

October 18, 1934 February 4, 2023
Lois "Lucy" Nolen Downs
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A graveside service for Lois “Lucy” Downs will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 7, 2023, in Old Leesville Cemetery under the direction of Jeane’s Funeral Service. Pallbearers will be Gary Williams, Ty Williams, Trace Williams, and Troy Williams. The honorary pallbearer will be Drake Williams.

Lois was born October 18, 1934, in Leesville, Louisiana and passed away February 4, 2023, in Leesville at the age of 88. She was a lifelong resident of Vernon Parish and lovingly created a home for her family. Also, Lois volunteered as a candy striper at Byrd Memorial Hospital. You could often find her tending her garden and flowers, listening to music from the Gaithers, and watching westerns – especially John Wayne movies. She was an avid fan of all Hick Pirates baseball. Her family brought her much joy, and she loved being there for them.

Lois was preceded in death by her husband, Jessie C. Downs; sons, Gary C. Downs & Michael Downs; and parents, John Nolen and Dovie Hilton Nolen.

Those left to cherish her memory are her son, Jay A. Downs of Many, LA;

grandchildren, Ava D. Williams and husband Troy, Missy Williams and husband Gary, Christy Wagstaff, Heather Richardson and husband Cody, Michael Downs Jr. and Jennifer Martin;

fourteen great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren;

brothers, Roy Nolen of Coushatta, LA and Darnell Wyche of Longview, TX;

sister, Joy Lee of Leesville;

and extended family members.

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11:00 AM 2/7/2023 11:00:00 AM
Old Leesville Cemetery

601 E Mechanic
Leesville, LA 71446

Old Leesville Cemetery
601 E Mechanic Leesville 71446 LA
United States

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Old Leesville Cemetery Final Resting Place

601 E Mechanic
Leesville, LA 71446

601 E Mechanic Leesville 71446 LA
United States

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