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Bonnie Downey

August 23, 1947 May 27, 2018
Bonnie Downey
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Obituary for Bonnie Downey

Bonnie Downey, 70, wife of Jimmy Downey, passed away Sunday, May 27, 2018, at Baptist Health Lexington. She was born in Versailles, Kentucky on August 23, 1947 to the late Wesley and Melvina Bowman Snapp. She worked for many years at the sewing factory in Midway and was a member of the Mortonsville United Methodist Church.

In addition to her loving husband Jimmy, Bonnie is survived by daughters, Daphne Whittaker, Versailles, Crystal (Robert) Luttrell, Lexington, son, Jimmy (Fiona) Downey, Bardstown, sisters, Shirley (Robert) White, Judy (Paul) Godbey, Hattie (Darrell) Keeling, and Geneva Brown, all of Versailles, six grandchildren, Alexis Downey, Bardstown, Jordan Downey, Bardstown, Chelsey Whittaker, Versailles, Aryzona Moore, Booneville, Hailee Moore, Richmond, and Jaden Miller, Nicholasville, and one great- grandchild. Bonnie was preceded in death by a brother, Wesley Snapp, Jr, and sister, Debbie Snapp Curless.

Services will be held at 1:00 pm on Wednesday May 30, 2018 at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home, Brother Frankie Layne and Pastor Amy Barkman officiating. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 from 5:00pm to 8:00 pm also at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home. Entombment will follow the service on Wednesday at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be, Jamie White, Kevin Cummins, Jordan Downey, Trevor Wachter, Damon Brooks, and Brandon Willett. Honorary Pallbearers will be, Bryan Cummins, Jesse Whittaker, Troy Centers, and David Richards. Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.

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5:00 PM 5/29/2018 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 5/29/2018 8:00:00 PM
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1:00 PM 5/30/2018 1:00:00 PM
Balckburn & Ward Funeral Home
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