Joye Downs (nee Addis)


Then and  Now

Joye Downs (nee Addis), 92, passed away Sept. 7. She was a life resident of Barberton, member and past President of the Barberton PTA for many years and was a member of Barberton First Baptist Church. Joye was all about family. Preceded in death by her infant sister, Mabel Maxine Addis; parents, Edith and Everett Addis; siblings, Bill (Winnie) Addis, Charlotte (Robert) Hawk, Hazel Petriga, Chuck (Barb) Addis and James Addis; brother-in-law, Ed Smith; ex-husband, Richard M. Downs and daughter-in-law, Linda Downs. Joye is survived by her loving family; sister, Betty Smith; sister-in-law, Ruth Addis; children, Richard J. Downs, Thomas (Theresa) Downs, Debra (Andrew) Juszli and Cathy (Howie) Hone; numerous grandchildren; great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and friends. Due to current circumstances masks are required and social distancing will be observed. Joye’s funeral service will be Sunday, Sept. 13 at 3 p.m. at the Campfield Hickman Collier Funeral Home, 566 W. Park Ave., Barberton with Pastor Mike Prebynski officiating.  The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until time of service.

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