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Lorene Murphree Downs

October 14, 1929 ~ November 18, 2021 (age 92)


Lorene Murphree Downs, 92, of Fayetteville passed away Thursday, November 18, 2021 at Bradley Creek Health Center in Wilmington, NC.

Lorene was born October 14, 1929 in Warrior, AL to the late Abigail and Ira Murphree. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Downs and sisters, Sue Holley, Rita Treadway, and Randa Saunders.

Graveside services will be Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at 3 pm at Lafayette Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home from 6-8:00 pm on Monday.

She is survived by her sons, Mike Downs and wife Theresa, Roy Downs and wife Janie, Ronnie Downs and wife Wanda; sisters, Earlene Grey and Alice Frost; 5 grandchildren and 7 great-granddaughters.

Memorials may be made to St. Andrews United Methodist Church, 121 Lofton Dr. Fayetteville, NC 28311.

Online condolences may be made to http://www.jerniganwarren.com

Arrangements by Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home, 545 Ramsey St. Fayetteville, NC 28301

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November 22, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home
545 Ramsey St.
Fayetteville, NC 28301

Graveside Service
November 23, 2021

3:00 PM
Lafayette Memorial Park
2301 Ramsey St.
Fayetteville, NC 28301


St. Andrews United Methodist Church
121 Lofton Dr., Fayetteville NC 28311
Tel: 1-910-488-4648
Web: https://standrewsfayetteville.org/

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