Susie Kay Downs
Kind and Caring
Clyde- Susie Kay Downs, age 55, passed away Saturday, November 24, 2018 at her home surrounded by her family and people that loved her dearly.
Susie was born February 2, 1963 in Haywood County. She attended Tuscola High School and had been employed at Bogart's Restaurant in Waynesville for 17 dedicated years. She had worked at Home Depot and had also had been the owner of her own landscaping business in Haywood County. Susie truly loved spending time outdoors and working in her garden. The special time that she shared with her beloved family were cherished by Susie and she was very close to all of her family, especially her “Mama”. Happy times for Susie were going to Harrah’s Casino in Cherokee and playing her favorite game,"Texas Hold’em." She was a kind and caring person that always tried to take care of everyone. She was blessed with a strong will and her courage was an example for each of us to follow. Susie fought a most difficult battle but kept a strong and good spirit through everything that she was faced with each and every day. Susie was a blessing in our lives.
She was preceded in death by her father, Joseph Daniel “J.D.” Downs and her brother, Danny Ray Downs.
Surviving are her loving wife , Vivian “Viv” Land of Clyde; her mother, Evelyn Louise Goodson Wilson and her step-father Ronnie Wilson of Waynesville; a step-sister, Ann Clifton of Salisbury; step-brothers, Shane Wilson of Montreal, Canada, Cheyene Wilson of Waynesville and Chisum Wilson of Waynesville; aunts, Joyce Hughes and her husband, Arlie Hughes and Cathy Reece; an uncle, Robbie Goodson; special cousins, Brandy Sorrells, and Beth Hill and “Susie’s Sunshine “, Carsyn Mathis also a special cousin; special friends, Kenny and Kathy Hupp and her best friends, Bill Thompson and Sandy Fish.
A celebration of life service for Susie will be held and announced for a later date.
Crawford / Ray Funeral Home and Cremation Service is honored to be caring for the Downs family.