John Lee Downing

Published 12:00 am Friday, July 28, 2000

John Lee Downing, 68, of Tuskegee died Sunday, July 23, 2000 at Salem Nursing Home and Rehab Center in Tuskegee.

Services will be at 11 a.m., Friday, July 28, 2000 at Mt. Olive No. 2 Baptist Church in Banks with the Rev. Stevenson Tullis officiating. Burial will be in the adjacent church cemetery with Harrison Funeral Home directing.

Mr. Downing was born Jan. 2, 1932 in Pike County to Tom and Martha Allen Downing. He was a pulp wooder and member of Mt. Olive No. 2 Baptist Church.

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Survivors include one brother, Tommy Lee Downing of Brundidge; one sister, Sarah Cabble of Troy; four sons and one daughter-in-law: Johnny Will and Mattie Downing of Troy, Ray Charles Downing of Clio, J.W. Downing and Robert Downing, both of Atlanta, Ga.; four daughters: Lucille Todd of Union Springs, Jimmie Helen of Atlanta, Ga., Judy Downing of Union Springs and Irma Jean of Union Springs; 14 grandchildren; one grat-grandchild and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.

Friends of the family will serve as pallbearers and floralbearers.

Visitation will be from noon until 6 p.m., July 27.

Lilia Mae Flournoy

Lilia Mae Flournoy, 86, of Brundidge died Sunday, July 23, 2000.

Services will be at 1 p.m, Saturday, July 29, 2000 at Lily Hill Baptist Church with the Revs. John Ford and Elbert Fleency officiating. Burial will be in the adjacent church cemetery with Bell’s-Liptrot-Dawson Funeral Home directing.

Survivors include two sons and seven daughters and their spouses, Richie Frazier, Earmie and Ray Money of Troy, L.V. Flournoy of Brundidge, Ruthie Lampley, R. Z. Flournoy of St. Petersburg, Fla., Bertha and Earnest Coleman of Newark, N.J., Ethel and Robert Cunningham of East Orange, N.J., Annie Dixon of Irvington, N.J., Willie M. Fryer of Chicago, Ill; 19 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Jeanette Johnson of Saginaw, Mich.; two sister-in-law, Rushie Simmons and Essie Mae Pryor, both of Newark, N.J.; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be from 6-7 p.m., July 28 at the funeral home and the body will lie in state one hour prior to the service.