We Live in Hearts We Leave Behind~Thomas Campbell

Ola Downen

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We Live in Hearts We Leave Behind~Thomas Campbell

Ola Downen

Funeral services will be Saturday, November 18, 2000 for 79-year-old Ola Downen of Chester, IL, who died Wednesday, November 15, 2000 at Carbondale Memorial Hospital.

Born July 9, 1921 in Chester, IL, the daughter of Sylvester and Elizabeth (Tiller) Hamilton. She married George Downen on July 27, 1941 in Chester, IL and he survives of Chester.

Also surviving is two sons, Tom of Fallon, NV and John and Springfield, OR. One daughter, Peggy Arnett of Quail Valley, CA. One brother, Myron Hamilton of Columbus, GA. Six sisters, Mary Chandler of Portland, OR, Olga Hastings of Lancaster, CA, Norma Busch of Las Vegas, NV, Barbara Meyer of Lafayette, IN. Wanda Salmons of Alton, IL and Nedra Zagorski of Rockford, IL. 12 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren also survive.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one son, one brother and one sister.

Friends may call after 4pm Friday, November 17, 2000 at the Welge Pechacek Funeral Home in Chester, IL.

Funeral services for Ola Downen will be Saturday, November 18, 2000 at 11am at the Welge Pechacek Funeral Home in Chester with Rev. Martin Springer officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.

Memorials can be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Chester, IL; the American Heart Association or to Hospice of Southern Illinois.