“Sudden Departure: Remembering the Life of Marilyn Downing”

By | August 22, 2023



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Marilyn Downing: A Cherished Resident of Clarksville, Tennessee

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Passing of a Beloved Soul

It is with immense sadness that we share the news of Marilyn Jane Downing’s passing. A cherished resident of Clarksville, Tennessee, Marilyn peacefully departed this world on August 20, 2023, at the age of 93. Her demise leaves a void in the hearts of those who knew her, as she leaves behind a legacy of love, warmth, and unforgettable memories.

A Life Worth Celebrating

Marilyn was a pillar of strength, known for her grace, compassion, and unwavering love for her family. Throughout her life, she touched the hearts of many, spreading joy and kindness wherever she went. Her presence will be deeply missed, but her impact on her family and community will continue to resonate for generations to come.

Leaving a Cherished Legacy

Marilyn was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Robert Downing, and her son, Steve Downing. However, her love and influence live on through her cherished grandchildren: Curtis Barnes, Dustin Barnes, Jarrod Wilkerson, Nathan Wilkerson, James Downing, Danielle McCoy, and Natalie Cole. Additionally, Marilyn’s light shines through seven great-grandchildren who brought immense joy to her life.

A Final Farewell

To honor Marilyn’s life and share our condolences, a graveside service will be held on Wednesday, August 23rd, 2023, at 2:00 PM at the Greenwood Cemetery. Following this, a funeral service will also take place on the same day and location, providing an opportunity for friends and family to pay their respects and bid their final farewells.


Remembering Marilyn

In memory of Marilyn, flowers may be sent as a gesture of care and remembrance. Alternatively, you can choose to leave your condolences, share photos, and post videos on her commemorative page as a heartfelt tribute to her remarkable life.

During this challenging time, we stand together in support of Marilyn’s family and friends. Let us remember her as a beacon of love and strength, forever etched in our hearts.