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Clara M. Downes

Published: Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 4:39 p.m. CDT

Clara Majorie Downes died Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014 in Killeen, Texas. She was born in Feb. 24, 1923 in Mt. Vernon, Ill.  Her homes included Polo, Holiday, Fla., and Killeen, Texas.

She is survived by two daughters, Ginny (Downes) Paul, Ft. Myers, Fla. and Jackie Downes, Killeen, Texas; and a sister, Margaret Hildreth, Serra Vista, Ariz.; eight grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by husband, George; son, Ronald; and daughter, Linda.

Services were held in Killeen, Texas on Feb.15.  A memorial has been established for Polo Open Bible Church.

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