Francie McEachern Downs (THOMSON, Ga.)

THOMSON, Ga. - Mrs. Francie C. Downs, 66, beloved wife of Mr. Roy Downs, died Wednesday, August 31, 2011, in Trinity Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 3, in the Curtis Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Allen Holbrook officiating. Burial will be in the Plum Branch Cemetery, SC. Mrs. Downs was a native of Davenport Nebraska, but has lived in Thomson for many years. She was retired from the restaurant business. Mrs. Downs was preceded in death by her son, Freddie Oliveira. Survivors include her husband, Mr. Roy Downs, Thomson; her two daughters, Candy (Wes) Davidson, Augusta; Christine (Jeff) Higdon, Thomson; her brother, Steven McEachern, Atlanta; 7- grandchildren, and 2- great-grandchildren. If so desired, donations may be made to Trinity Hospice. Friends may call at the Curtis Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday night at the funeral home. You may sign the online guestbook at: . Curtis Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Sign the guestbook at

The Augusta Chronicle-September 2, 2011