Ina Lucille Henry Anthony Downing
Ina Lucille Henry Anthony Downing, age 85, of Little Rock, died Monday,
December 13, 2004. She was born in Bearden, Arkansas. She was a life long member
of the Methodist church having memberships in Bearden, Hope, Benton and Little
Rock, Arkansas. A lover of God's music, she played the piano and was involved
with the musical worship of many services. Lucille was first married to Robert
Howard Anthony. After his death she later married Reverend Guy Downing. She
devoted her life to the Methodist church her 3 children and her family.
Ina is survived by one son, Robert Henry Anthony and wife Melissa of Little
Rock, one daughter Susan "Susie" Anthony Rice of Little Rock, and
grandchildren Howard Laster, Allison Calderera, Jennifer Holmes, Heather
Hollie Wolfe, and 7 great-grandchildren. She is predeceased by both husbands, a
daughter Georgia Lou Laster, and grandson Robert Daniel Anthony.
There will be a memorial service at 10am Thursday at the Good Shepherd Chapel
in Little Rock. Private burial will follow the memorial service. Arrangements
are under the direction of Ruebel Funeral Home. www.ruebelfuneralhome.com.
Memorials should be made to the United Methodist Foundation of Arkansas, 5300
Evergreen Drive, Little Rock 72205.
- Warm regards and sympathy.
Beth Anthony Lightbown
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
- Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Ginger & Ron Hicks
- Tommy and Judy Lamb
Bossier City, Louisiana