May 26, 1950 ~ September 5, 2020 (age 70)

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Ronald Dean “Groove” Downum age 70 of Whitwell passed away Saturday, September 5, 2020.  He was preceded in death by his parents Dean & Wilma Downum.  Mr. Downum was retired from the Marion County Sherriff’s  office where he worked as a Deputy.

Those left to cherish his memories are his wife of 46 years. Teresa Carol Tripp Downum; two children, Eric (Christie) Downum and Lisa Long all of Whitwell; three brothers, Donnie (Joy) Downum, Dale Downum, Jim (Keri) Downum;  four grandchildren, Megan Long, Kendal Long, Kaylee King and Caleb Anderson.

Graveside services will be 2PM, Thursday, September 10, 2020 at Teague Cemetery with Rev. Dennis Kilgore officiating.

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Graveside Service
September 10, 2020

2:00 PM
Teague Cemetery

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