February 2, 1925 May 21, 2020 Elizabeth Turner "Libbie" Downing, 95, of Roanoke, Virginia, passed away on Thursday, May 21, 2020. She was born in Henry, Virginia, on February 2, 1925, to the late Edgar Lee Turner and Florence Webster Turner. Libbie was also predeceased by her first husband, Hartwell Doss Glass; her son, Hartwell Lee Glass; her second husband, Carroll Alvin Downing; and her sister, Lucille Turner Covey. Libbie is survived by her stepsons, Jimmy Wayne Downing (Carol) of Charlottesville, Ronald Van Downing (Veronica) of Roanoke, and Perry Ray Downing (Jessica) of Roanoke; her grandchildren, Christopher Downing, Emily Downing Sims (Shane), James Downing (Megan), David Downing (April), Lisa Downing Angle (Brian), and Daniel Downing (Brittany); and her seven great-grandchildren, Mollie, Madeline, Jackson, Kennedy, Lincoln, Claire and Lucas. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 23, 2020, at Oakey's South Chapel. Online condolences may be shared with the family by visiting www.oakeys.com.
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