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Downey (Vickers)

December 4, 1941 – June 4, 2019

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Obituary for Sylvia Downey (Vickers)

Sylvia Downey, 77 of Rutherfordton went to be with her Lord and Savior June 4, 2019. Sylvia was born in Rutherford County and worked as a seamstress at Doncaster. She was a beloved member of Second Baptist Church in Rutherfordton. Sylvia was preceded in death by her parents, Buford and Marybell Vickers, and her husband, Kenneth Downey, brother, Millard Vickers and sister Peggy Weeks.
Left to cherish her memory is her sisters Sandra Hughes (Steve), and Mary Grace Waters (Larry). Also her nieces and nephews, Vickie Abernathy, Ricky Weeks, Crystal Costner, Dwayne Waters, Shannon Colpa, Tony Vickers, Kathy Westbrooke and Debbie Webb. Sylvia loved her great nieces and nephew, Kaitlin, Lea, and Derick. She is also survived by brother in laws Russel Downey, Rupert Weeks and a sister in law Betty Norville.
Services for Sylvia will be Thursday June 6, 2019 11AM at Second Baptist Church in Rutherfordton with Dr. Keith Stephenson and Rev. Brandon Wood officiating. The family will receive friends from 10-11AM in the family life Center. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, PO Box 336 Forest City, NC 28043 or 2nd Baptist Church, 191 Green Street, Rutherfordton, NC 28139. Online condolences can be made at Crowe’s Mortuary is assisting the family of Sylvia Downey.


When Thursday, June 6th, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
Second Baptist Church
Rutherfordton, NC

Service Information

Thursday, June 6th, 2019 11:00am
Dr. Keith Stephenson
Rev. Brandon Wood
Second Baptist Church
Rutherfordton, NC

Interment Information

Eternal Hills
1565 Oakland Road
Forest City, NC 28043
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