Edith M. Downing

October 1, 1934 - April 20, 2015

10/01/1934 - 04/20/2015

Edith M. Downing, 80, of Wheeling, passed away Monday, April 20, 2015 in her home.
She was born October 1, 1934, a daughter of the late Herman and Ella Hill Dickson. Edith was a Protestant by faith, an avid bingo player, a member of the Senior Citizens Center in Wheeling, and a member of the Salvation Army, Home League.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her loving husband, Darrell Downing; two sisters; six brothers; one son, James Downing; one grandson, Joshua Downing; and one great grandson, Ethan Downing.
Edith is survived by one son, Joseph Karen Downing of Wheeling; one daughter, Lillian Larry Tustin of Wheeling; one sister, Alice Downing of Wheeling; one daughter-in-law, Susan Downing of Wheeling; seven grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends and family will be received Wednesday, April 22, 2015 from 2-4 & 6-8 pm, and from 9 am until time of service at 10 am, Thursday, April 23, at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Elm Grove Chapel, 154 Kruger St., Wheeling, with Rev. Ray Klages officiating. Interment to follow in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Wheeling.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at altmeyer.com.

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Bonita Mihlbauer
8 years ago

My sympathies and prayers for all of the family.

Kathy Smith
8 years ago

The Downing family. So very sorry to hear about Edith. Your all in our prayers. Kathy Jason Shay

8 years ago

We are remembering you and your family in our thoughts and prayers.

May time help your sorrow and your memories sustain you and give you the strength you need during this painful and difficult time.


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