Celebration of Life services for Mary A. Down, 66, Lawrence will be held from noon – 3:00 p.m. Sunday, January 12, 2020 at The Club House inside Easy Living in Lawrence. She passed away Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Lawrence, Kansas.
Mary was born on October 14, 1953 in Kanopolis, Kansas, the daughter of Lee and Mary (Curtis) Bray.
Mary worked as a CNA for 25 + years; primarily at Valley View and Brandon woods. She also worked at Scotch Laundry, and Kansas University in the janitorial division.
Mary had been married to Bobby Herren (deceased) and Tom Down, and they later divorced.
Survivors include her daughter, Shirley (John) Sayler; son, Bobby (Holly) Herren Jr., sister, Virginia Frazier, five grandchildren; Christopher, Cassie, Hailey, Hanna, Hayden, and eight great-grandchildren.
Mary was preceded in death by her parents, son, Donnie Herren, and brother, Alan Bray.