Ms. Leigh Downie, age 52, of Uvalda, died Friday, August 28, 2020, after a sudden illness. She was a native of Montgomery County and lived in Uvalda most of her life. She worked with Belk in Douglas and Cato’s in Dublin for many years and was Baptist by faith. She was preceded in death by her mother, Edith Gordon Newham; father, Neal Downie; and an infant sister, Nancy Elaine Downie.
Ms. Downie is survived by her step-father, Bobby Newham of Uvalda; one sister, Lynn Downie of Gibson; one brother, Benson Downie of Uvalda; and several nieces and nephews, including a great-niece, Jade Disharoon.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday evening from 6:00 until 7:00. The family has asked all attending the visitation to observe social distanting and to wear a mask.
A private graveside funeral service will be held Thursday, September 3rd, in the Uvalda City Cemetery with Pastor Reece Mincey officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Cedar Crossing Baptist Church, P.O. Box 157, Uvalda, GA 30473.
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