Services were held yesterday for Mary Lou Downing, wife of former Grace Brethren pastor, Howard “Bud” Downing. Her obituary appears below.
Downing Mary Lou Downing, age 67, of Plain City, Ohio, died Wednesday, January 21, 2015. Preceded in death by her parents Kenneth and Luella F. Cline. Mary is survived by her loving husband of 48 years, Howard “Bud” Downing; sons, Nathan (Lovina), Adam (Nicole); daughter, Angie (Justin); grandchildren, Alex, Jesse, Jace, Jenna , Daniel; and beloved pets, Junior, Brutus, and Baby. Mary was a long time member of Grace Brethren Church of Polaris. Celebration of Life to be held Sunday, January 25, 2015 from 3-6 p.m. at Vineyard Church of Plain City, 340 W. Main St. Plain City, OH 43064. Arrangements by RUTHERFORD-CORBIN FUNERAL HOME, 515 High Street, Worthington, OH 43085.