Mary Linda (Downey) Dugger, 67, of Lewisport


LEWISPORT, KY., Mary Linda (Downey) Dugger, 67, went to be with her Lord on May 17,2017 at 8pm in Heartland Villa Center in Lewisport, KY. Linda was born June 3, 1949 in Greenville, KY the daughter of H. C. Downey and Earlene (Stovall) Downey and was the wife of the late Rev. Carl Dugger.

She was a member of Buck Creek Baptist Church. She was a 1967 graduate of Greenville High School and received her B.S. degree in Education and Music from Austin Peay University, Clarksville, TN. Linda held position of Minister of Music and Youth in many Kentucky Churches, including Second Baptist of Greenville and St. Johns Methodist of Owensboro. She ran her family’s business, Downey Shoe Arbor in Greenville for several years. Linda retired from River Valley Behavioral Services in 2002 as a youth counselor for State of Kentucky. Linda loved working with children, leading Choirs and serving others.

Linda was preceded in death by her parents, husband Rev. Carl Dugger, and twin brothers Terry and Jerry Downey.

Linda is survived by her Uncle Harrel (Goldie) Stovall of Indianapolis, IN, 2 Aunts Joy (Peterson) Downey of Henderson, KY, and Ann(Lewis) Downey of Indian Harbour, FL., Niece Elizabeth Downey Barber, 2 step-daughters Stephanie Morton and Kim Stanley and their children, numerous cousins who loved her dearly.

Funeral services will be conducted Sunday afternoon May 21, 2017 at 3pm at Gary’s Funeral Home Greenville, KY by Rev. Thomas Webb with burial to follow in Evergreen Cemetery Greenville, KY.

Friends may call Sunday afternoon May 21, 2017 after 12noon at Gary’s Funeral Home Greenville, KY

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