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Subject: [DOWNING] DOWNING Iona Taylor 1921-2011 Ohio
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Iona Hope Downing, 90, of the Riverside Country Care Center near
McConnelsville, Ohio formerly of Stockport, Ohio passed away at 12:30
p.m. Sunday July 17, 2011, at the nursing home.
She was born February 19, 1921, in Morgan County, Ohio to the late
Lawrence and Gladys Barnhouse Taylor.
Mrs. Downing was retired from the Curtis-Wright Company of Columbus, Ohio.
She is survived by her husband, Francis Downing of McConnelsville; a
daughter, Carolyn (Ralph) Spencer of Waterford, Ohio; a son, Gary
(Michelle) Downing of Pennsville, Ohio; three grandchildren, Lori
Schilling of Beverly, Ohio, Brian Spencer of Waterford, and Renee
Bole of Pennsville; two step-grandchildren, Kristin Hallowell of
McConnelsville, and Chelsi Williams of Pennsville; five
great-grandchildren; a sister, Faryl Taylor of Reynoldsburg, Ohio;
four brothers, Jim Taylor of Malta, Ohio, Donald Taylor of
McConnelsville, Andrew Taylor of Zanesville, Ohio, and Roy Taylor of
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Keith
Downing; two sisters, Rena Kraft and Helen Boyd; three brothers,
Charles Taylor, Lawrence Taylor Jr., and Richard Taylor; and a
grandson-in-law, Greg Schilling.
At Hope's request, no calling hours or services will be held.
Cremation will take place.
A graveside service will be held at a later date at Fairview Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Greg Schilling Fund, 320
Stoney Run Rd., Beverly, OH 45715.
Miller-Huck Funeral Home in McConnelsville is in charge of the
arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family at
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