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Penny Downs, 74, of Kirbyville, passed away on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at her home. A Celebration of Penny's Life will be held at the Downs' residence, 12000 US Highway 96 S. Kirbyville, TX 75956 on Sunday, October 13, 2019, from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Penny was born on October 24, 1944 in Beaumont, Texas to Alva & Mary Conway. A member of the 1963 Hamshire-Fannett High School, she was the class Valedictorian and voted Most Beautiful. On September 25, 1965, she married the love of her life, Word Ray Downs. She had a passion for flowers and taking pictures to share their beauty and loved antiques. Survivors include her husband of 54 years Word Downs of Kirbyville, Texas; a son Troy Downs & wife Tracy of Call, Texas; a daughter Tamara Perkins of Kirbyville, Texas; as well as grandchildren Tyler, Taylor & Kennedy.

Condolences may be posted at www.shultzfuneralofjasper.com or on Facebook at Shultz Funeral Home & Crematory.