David Allen Downs, 72
by Emanuel County Live | April 25, 2012 2:27 pm
David Allen Downs, age 72, a resident of Summertown, died Saturday afternoon, April 21, 2012 at his residence. Mr. Downs was a native and lifelong resident of Emanuel County. He was a machinist with Rayonier before retiring and was a United States Army Veteran.
Funeral services for Mr. David Allen Downs will be held in the chapel of Tomlinson Funeral Home Tuesday, April 24 at 2 p.m. with Reverend Homer Aspray and Reverend Ricky Anderson, Jr. officiating. Interment with Military Honors will be at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Dellwood.
Pallbearers will be Charles Paige, Jerry Paige, Jerry Hall, Wayne Davis, Shane Ledford and Jessie Kea. Honorary pallbearers will be grandsons Colton Flanders, Josh Anderson, Jacob Anderson, Jeffery Downs, and Andrew Anderson .
The family of will receive friends at Tomlinson Funeral Home Monday evening between the hours of 6-8 p.m..
Survivors include his wife,Polly Lawson Downs of Summertown; son, Jeff (Dean) Downs of Adrian; son, Ricky Downs of Summertown; daughter, Michelle (Lamar) Flanders of Summertown; daughter, Melanie (Ricky) Anderson of Midville;
several grandchildren; three sisters, Jackie Arrington and Susan Key of Summertown and Sharon Thigpen of Adrian.
Funeral arrangements are by Tomlinson Funeral Home of Swainsboro.