Originally created 10/16/00

Mrs. Margaret Downes



NORTH AUGUSTA - Mrs. Margaret Jones Downes, 86, of North Hills Drive, died Saturday, Oct. 14, 2000, at University Hospital, Augusta.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church with Father Sandy McDonald officiating. Burial will be in Pineview Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Downes, a native of New York, was a homemaker and a member of Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Joyce Flake, North Augusta, and Marguerite Dunlap, Whittier, N.C., and seven grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Rick Flake, Mark Flake, Bobby White, Tim Flake, Larry White and Richard Flake Jr.

Memorials may be made to American Heart Association, 103 Hammond Road, Aiken, SC 29803; or to Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church Building Fund, 856 Old Edgefield Road, North Augusta, SC 29841.

The family will receive friends after a 6:30 p.m. vigil service today at Rowland Funeral Home.

The Augusta Chronicle Oct. 16, 2000