Olean Nixon Downs, 86, of Madison, died Friday at her residence.
Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, September 3, 2017, at Spry Funeral Home Chapel with Keith Tuberville and Gary Enfinger officiating. Burial at Roselawn Cemetery. Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Saturday at Spry Funeral Home.
Mrs. Downs was born April 25, 1931, in Limestone County. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Tanner and she was a homemaker. She is survived by husband Clifford Downs of Madison; son Ricky Downs and wife Donna of Madison; daughter Sherry Newton and husband Perry of Madison; brother Mahlon Nixon of Athens; sister Clarise Bloodworth of Athens; grandchildren Mia Slone and husband Wes of Huntsville and Kayla Garner and husband Stratton of Hartselle; and great-grandchildren Jordan, Paisley and Sawyer.
Pallbearers will be Clellon Downs, Gary Downs, Bobby Nixon, Stanley Downs, Wes Slone and Stratton Garner.
Special thanks to Darlene Elder, Meghan Clayton, Trenda Largen and Angela Williams.
Published on September 1, 2017