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Mavis Nadine Downs

May 20, 1938 December 24, 2011
Mavis Nadine Downs
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Mavis Nadine Downs, 73 of Elkmont, Alabama died on Saturday, December 24, 2011, at Huntsville Hospital in Huntsville, Alabama. Born Friday, May 20, 1938 in Athens, Alabama, she was the daughter of the late Houston Russell and the late Kathleen Gregory Russell. She was a lifelong resident of this area and was a a member of Community Baptist Church. She enjoyed gardening, sewing and cooking. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband: Douglas Eugene Downs. Surviving are daughters, Beverly Tyler of Elkmont, AL and Teresa (Ronnie) Church of Hazel Green, AL, sister, Mable Downs of Huntsville, AL, grandchildren: Stephanie (Curtis) Nichols, Ashley Anderson, Brittany (Adam) Watkins, and Jake Church; and great-grandchildren: Ashley Nichols, Elizabeth Andrews, Isaiah Andrews, Patrick Nichols, Hannah Anderson, Lindsey Anderson, and Caleb Watkins. Funeral services will be at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, December 28, 2011 at Ardmore Chapel Funeral Home, Admore, Alabama with Bro. Doran Smith and Bro. Steve Hargrove officiating. Burial will be in Limestone Memorial Gardens, Athens, AL. The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Tuesday, December 27, 2011, at Ardmore Chapel Funeral Home, Ardmore, Alabama

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