Marilyn Marie “Pat” Downing, 86, of Amarillo, TX died Monday, November 9, 2020.
Graveside services will be at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, November 17, 2020, at Llano Cemetery with Wayne Griffin of Second Baptist Church officiating. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Pat was born November 22, 1933, in Medicine Lodge, KS to Harley and Gail Wilson. After high school she attended college at Northwestern University, Alva, OK, West Texas State University where she received her Master’s Degree in Education, and Texas Tech University where she received her Master’s Degree in Speech Pathology. Pat spent many years teaching school as a music teacher then as a Speech Pathologist. She loved playing the Clavonea at her church. Pat married Billy Ray Downing in 1957 in Amarillo, TX.
Survivors include son Robert and stepson Ken Downing and family.
Family suggests memorials be made to Second Baptist Church.
Family will receive friends from 5:30-6:30 p.m., Monday, November 16, 2020, at the funeral home.