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Anna Sue Downes

   Anna Sue Downes, 74 of Vernon, died on Friday, May 6, 2016, in Vernon. Graveside services will be held Monday, May 9, 2016 at 1 p.m. at Wilbarger Memorial Park under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home. Officiating will be Rev. Gary Chapman.
   Anna was born Monday, Dec. 1, 1941. She was the daughter of the late Malcom Morris “Jack” Moate and the late Addie Pearl Love Moate. She married Billy Wayne Downes on June 3, 1961 in Tucumcari, N.M. He preceded her in death June 26, 2011. She worked at Smith Laundry, and a was a care taker and home health aide. She attended Vernon Baptist Church. She was a homemaker.
   She is survived by her brother, J.P. Moate of Grandfield, Okla.; her sister, Stella Werley of Garland; two nephews, Herbert Downes and wife Joella of Vernon, and Ben Keck and wife Jenifer of Lubbock; numerous nieces and nephews.
   Memorials can be made to Hospice of Wichita Falls, Meals on Wheels or Vernon Baptist Church.
   Online condolences may be made to the family at


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