Downs, Della D. "Maw-Maw"

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Della D. Downs “Maw-Maw”, 54, of Rossville, died on August 28, 2014. 

She was a native of Ohio, had lived most of her life in the North Georgia area, and was a United States Army veteran.  Her passions in life were her children and grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Roger Garrison; and grandson, Dalton Platt. 

Survivors include her children, Mary Webster (Thomas Platt) and Amanda Downs (Chris Clayton), all of Rossville; brother, Bob (Cindy) Deaton of North Carolina; sister, Sandra (Bill) McBride of Rossville; four grandchildren, Maggie Webster, Robbie Webster, Hagen Clayton, and Garrison Platt; and several nieces and nephews.

Condolences may be sent to www.lane-southcrestchapel.com

Graveside services will be held on Friday, Sept. 5, at 10 a.m. at the Chattanooga National Cemetery with military honors.

Arrangements are by the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home and Crematory, at the end of historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville.


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