Betty Jean Downey

Betty Jean Downey, 80, of Lynn, passed away Tuesday, April 26, 2022, at North Mississippi Medical Center.

She was born on March 3, 1942 in Winston County.

A visitation will be held on Saturday, April 30, 2022 from 11 a.m. to noon at Concord Baptist Church in Natural Bridge, where her funeral will be held at noon. Burial will follow in the adjoining cemetery. Brother Shawn Blanton will officiate.  Nichols Funeral Home will direct.

Betty is survived by her daughters, Jennifer (James) Spain and Cheryl Dennis; son, Joey Downey; grandsons, Matthew Spain and Marcus (Sarah) Spain; 4 great-grandchildren; a special brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Junior and Brenda Matthews; sister, Agnes Dodd and brother, James (Betty) Haley.

She was preceded in death by her husband, J.W. Downey; son, Karl David Downey; daughter, Connie Meeks; 2 sons-in-law, Don Meeks and Jerry Dennis; parents, Claude and Bethel Haley; sisters, Mary Catherine Haley and Annie Ruth Haley and brothers, J.P. Haley and Jerry Wayne Haley.


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