Kenneth "Jack" Downs (80) passed away Sunday, May 15, 2022 at his home in Booneville. He was a member of Oak Hill Baptist Church and a graduate of the Class of 1959 at Wheeler High School. He enjoyed fishing, gardening and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Services are 1 pm Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at Oak Hill Baptist Church with Bro. Chuck Hampton and Bro. Marty Roberts officiating. Burial will follow in the Oak Hill Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be 6-8 pm Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at Oak Hill Baptist Church and from 11-1 Wednesday at the church.
Jack is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Patsy Downs; his sons, Billy Downs (Denise) and Richard Downs (Sonya Hargett); his brothers, Joe and Wade Downs; his brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Frankie Brassfield, Chester Dodson, Becky Dodson, Leland Barnett, Sherry Pannell, Freddie Davis and Betty Jo Davis; his grandchildren, Christopher Downs, Tyler Downs (Allie Taylor), Dylan Downs, Holly Downs (Bubba Malone) and Kyle Downs (Leta Swader) and his great-grandchildren, Triston, Maddie, Peyton, Delylah and Coleson Downs.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Almos and Dimple Downs; his in-laws, Frank and Vivian Davis; his sisters-in-law, Kay Brassfield, Mildred Downs and Sara Downs and his brother-in-law, Freddy Davis.
Pallbearers are Tyler Downs, Dylan Downs, Kyle Downs, Bubba Stockton, John Tull and Logan Kesler.
Honorary pallbearers will be his Men's Sunday School Class.
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