WASHINGTON— Carissa E. Downey, 23, of Cabot, Ark., formerly of Washington, died March 20, 2011, in Bald Knob, Ark.


 

WASHINGTON— Carissa E. Downey, 23, of Cabot, Ark., formerly of Washington, died March 20, 2011, in Bald Knob, Ark.

She was born March 11, 1987, in Casper, Wyo., to Debra Lynn Glazebrook and Michael D. Downey.  

She is survived by her parents, Debra Glazebrook of Washington and Michael Downey of Bartonville; two sisters, Chelsea L. Downey of Hawaii and Cheree L. Downey of Washington; grandparents, Jim and Joanne Glazebrook of Peoria and Jarie Ford of Bloomington. 

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Clarence (C.L.) Ford, Dean and Viola Downey and Nile and Donna Smith.

She was raised in the Washington area and attended Washington Community High School.

A visitation will be from 1-2 p.m. April 30 at Deiters Funeral Home & Crematory in Washington with a memorial service at 2 p.m., followed by a celebration of life dinner from 2:30–5:30 p.m. at the American Legion Post 100 in Washington. Cremation rites have been accorded.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Washington Police Department’s D.A.R.E. Program.

Her memorial website is available at www.deitersfuneralhome.com where condolences may also be sent to the family.