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Jeanette Dye Downs

January 18, 1933 ~ April 18, 2022 (age 89)

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Jeanette Dye Downs, 89, Lincolnton, Georgia, entered into eternal rest on April 18, 2022.

Jeanette was born in Warrenton, Georgia on January 18, 1933, grew up in Warren County, Georgia, attended Warren County High School and lived most of her life in Lincolnton, Georgia.  She was Baptist by faith and attended Mill Creek Baptist Church.  Jeanette enjoyed cooking, sewing, quilting, flower gardening and especially loved spending time with her family and friends.

Jeanette was preceded in death by her parents, Edmond Dye and Carrie Newsome Dye; her husband, Richard “Billy” Downs; her brothers, Elton Dye, Bernard Dye, Robert Dye and William Dye; and her sister, Elaine Inglett.  Her survivors include her brothers, Roy Dye (Gail) of Thomson, Georgia, David Dye (Faye) of Stapleton, Georgia and Edmond Dye, Jr. of Warrenton, Georgia; her sister, Roberta Mays (Joe); her sister-in-law Linda Dye and numerous nephews, nieces and extended family.

Her Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 20, 2022, from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. Beggs Funeral Home, and her Funeral Service, being officiated by Rev. Chad Widener, will follow at 2:00 p.m. in the Beggs Funeral Home Chapel, 799 Cobbham Road, Thomson, Georgia with the interment at Jefferson Memorial Gardens.  Pallbearers for the service are Adam Dye, Bobby Downs, Robert Downs and Danny Ashcraft, Jr.  Please visit to sign the family’s personal guestbook.

The Family would like to express their sincerest thanks to Joe and Angela Lokey and West Forrest Personal Care Home, Harlem, Georgia.

Beggs Funeral Home, Thomson, Georgia is honored to serve the family of Jeanette Dye Downs.


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April 20, 2022

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Beggs Funeral Home
799 Cobbham Rd.
Thomson, Georgia 30824

Funeral Service
April 20, 2022

2:00 PM
Beggs Funeral Home Chapel
799 Cobbham Rd.
Thomson, Georgia 30824

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