Karen G. Downie
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Karen G. Downie
  • December 21, 1954 - October 15, 2014
  • Taft, Texas

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Karen G. Downie went home to be with her Lord on Wednesday, October 15, 2014, at the age of 59. She was born on December 12, 1954, in Taft, Texas, to Alexander and Marjorie Gray. Karen was a very giving person. She helped her community by working at the Community Action Agency Center. She was a devoted and life- long member of Rising Star Baptist Church. Karen loved the Lord and served him every day of her life. She also loved her husband and children beyond measure. Her main goal in life was fulfilling the needs of her family. Karen spent time preparing her children for the everyday challenges of life. Her husband and children were her top priority.



She is preceded in death by her parents.



Karen will always be loved and remembered by the love of her life, her husband, Elisha Downie, Jr.; son, John (Lindsey) Downie; daughter, Jordan Downie; sister Bettye (Roy) Houck; brothers, Alexander (Katherine) Gray and Gilpen (Patricia) Gray.



Visitation will be Friday, October 24, 2014, at Colonial Funeral Home Chapel from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Funeral Service will be Saturday, October 25, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. at Rising Star Baptist Church, Taft. Interment will follow at The Palms Memorial Gardens, Portland, Texas.



Please join us in celebrating Karen’s life by visiting our Memorial at colonialfuneralhometaft.com.