Mary Evelyn Downs

May 20, 1938 ~ May 16, 2018 (age 79)

Mary Evelyn Downs, 79, passed away peacefully into our Lord’s hands on May 16, 2018.  Mary was born on May 20, 1938 in Washington, DC to the late Thomas Earl Downs and Evelyn Lusby Downs.

Mary grew up in Indian Head, MD and graduated from Lackey High School in 1956.  At the age of 49 she retired from the Department of the Navy where she worked as an analyst.  She then relocated to Potomac Park Retreat and Conference Center in Falling Waters, WV.

Mary was treasurer for the National Association of Retired Federal Employees chapter 126 for several years.  She also served as secretary for Potomac Park Retreat and Conference Center Lessee’s.  Mary loved God, traveling, gardening and shiny red automobiles.  Mary was a member of Marlowe Assembly of God Church in Falling Waters, WV, where she was active for many years.  Mary especially enjoyed the “Young at Heart” Seniors Ministry.

Mary is survived by many loving cousins and many friends.

Visitation will be held from 11 AM to 12 PM at Cedarville Assembly of God, 11600 Cedarville Road, Brandywine, MD  20613 on Tuesday, May 22, 2018.  The funeral service will begin at 12 PM, followed by interment in the Church cemetery.  A lunch will be provided in the Church fellowship hall.

Memorial contributions may be made to Marlowe Assembly of God, 9045 Williamsport Pike, Falling Waters, WV  25419 or Potomac Park Retreat and Conference Center, 11 Tabernacle Way, Falling Waters, WV  25419.

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