Arlene Judith (Horn) Downs

October 8, 1944 ~ October 22, 2019 (age 75)


In Loving Memory

Arlene Judith “Judy” Downs, 75, of North Vernon, IN. passed away on October 22, 2019.  She is the daughter of Betty Keel & the late Rudolph Horn.  She was born in Hope, IN. on October 08, 1944. She married Billy Downs February 14, 1981.

Judy is survived by her mother; Betty Keel of Greensburg, IN.; one son, Jesse Pelley of North Vernon, IN., 3 daughters; Julie Fowler of Pensacola, FL., Jana Pena (Rudy) of Silverhill, AL. & Jeanette Smedley of North Vernon, IN.; two brothers; Parry Keel (Beverly) of Lake Stevens, WA. & Gary Keel (Caroline) of Oriental, NC; one sister; Mary Sowders of Bedford, IN.; best friend & cousin; Cindy Greenwell of Nabb, IN.; 11 Grandchildren, 17 Great Grandchildren & many other friends & relatives.

She was preceded in death by her husband; Billy Downs, her father; Rudolph Horn & a brother; Roy Keel.

She worked for Cummins Engine Company & Cummins Electronics where she retired. 

Judy will be missed dearly by her loved ones. She enjoyed spending time with her family & friends. The life of the party, she loved to laugh, joke, play cards & board games. She also liked to relax at home & was an avid reader.

There will be a “celebration of life” held at a later date.

Isaiah 40: 31

But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength, they shall mount up with wings as eagles, they shall run, and not be weary, and they shall walk, and not faint.



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