Bonnie Downey, 70, wife of Jimmy Downey, died Sunday, May 27, 2018, at Baptist Health Lexington.
Born on Aug. 23, 1947, in Versailles, she was the daughter of the late Wesley and Melvina Bowman Snapp. She worked for many years at the sewing factory in Midway and was a member of the Mortonsville United Methodist Church.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Daphne Whittaker, Versailles; and Crystal (Robert) Luttrell, Lexington; a son, Jimmy (Fiona) Downey, Bardstown; four sisters, Shirley (Robert) White, Judy (Paul) Godbey, Hattie (Darrell) Keeling and Geneva Brown, all of Versailles; six grandchildren, Alexis Downey and Jordan Downey, both of Bardstown; Chelsey Whittaker, Versailles; Aryzona Moore, Booneville; Hailee Moore, Richmond; and Jaden Miller, Nicholasville; and one great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by a brother, Wesley Snapp Jr. and a sister, Debbie Snapp Curless.
Services were held on Wednesday, May 30, at Blackburn and Ward Funeral Home by Brother Frankie Layne and Pastor Amy Barkman. Pallbearers were Jamie White, Kevin Cummins, Jordan Downey, Trevor Wachter, Damon Brooks and Brandon Willett. Honorary pallbearers were Bryan Cummins, Jesse Whittaker, Troy Centers and David Richards. Entombment followed at Sunset Memorial Gardens.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73123.