Betty Jane (Roderick) Downs, Hopwood, Pa.
Betty Jane (Roderick) Downs, originally of Masontown, Pa., passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 surrounded by her loving family.
“Bubba” as she was affectionally known, was born on December 17, 1928 to Anna (Collins) and Jesse Roderick. In addition to her parents, she was also predeceased by her husband, George Harry Downs.
Bubba will be remembered for her love of the Lord. She spent her whole life serving God. She loved reading her Bible, singing gospel hymns and playing with her grandchildren.
She is survived by her 6 children, Karen Perri and her husband Mike of Fuquary-Varina, North Carolina, Sandra Wingrove and her husband Hop of Connellsville, Pa., George Downs of Uniontown, Pa., Deborah Maust and husband Tracy of Bruceton Mills, W. Va., Susan Sutton and husband Benny of Smithfield, Pa. and Mark Downs and wife Brenda of Yukon, Pa.; 13 grandchildren, Lori Wentz, Eric Bittinger, Christopher Bittinger, Kevin Downs, Michael Downs, Heather Metz, Tyler Maust, Lindsey Maust, Trudy Beatty, Benjamin Sutton, Mark Downs, Melissa Downs and Keith Downs; 24 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren.
The family will greet friends and family in the Dean C. Whitmarsh Funeral Home, 134 West Church Street, Fairchance, Pa. on Saturday, July 11, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon. The Funeral Service will begin at 12:00 Noon with interment following in Mount Moriah Baptist Cemetery, Smithfield, Pa.
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