Paul Downen Of Sesser Dies; Funeral Sunday
Paul Downen, 56, of Sesser died at 5 p.m. Friday at Marshall
Browning Hospital in Du Quoin.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Brayfield
Funeral Home in Sesser with the Rev. Euwel Gulley officiating.
Burial will be at the Old Baptist Cemetery near Sesser. Friends
may call at the Brayfield Funeral Home anytime.
Mr. Downen was born Feb. 4, 1910, in Perry county, the son
Ernest P. and Cretta (Clampet) Downen. Survivors include his mother,
Mrs. Cretta Downen of Sesser; two brothers, Charles Downen of
Carbondale and Leonard Dowmen of Scheller and two sisters, Evelyn
Hamilton of Sesser and Clara Sheriff of Scheller.
Source: Mt Vernon Register-News
Date: Saturday, June 4, 1966
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman