"Rene" A. Downey



Florence, SC – Myrtle “Rene” Allen Downey, 68, passed away peacefully on April 17, 2018.
A funeral service will be Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. in the chapel of Layton-Anderson Funeral Home. Burial will be in Byrd Cemetery in Timmonsville following the service. A time of visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. before the service at the funeral home.

Rene was born in Scotland County, NC, the daughter of the late Howard and Myrtle Black Allen. She was a member of Abundant Life Church.

Surviving are her husband of 42 years Orville F. “Dusty” Downey, Jr; two brothers, Howard (Connie) Allen, Jr, Wayne H. (Myra) Allen; three sisters, Linda Meggs, Mary (Glenn) Spivey, Denise (Mitch) Harrellson and many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by brothers, Charles and Harold Allen.

The family would like to thank the Staff of Heritage Home for the care shown to Rene and her family, also the staff of McLeod Hospice for her care during her stay there.

You are invited to sign the guestbook at www.laytonandersonfh.com
Layton-Anderson Funeral Home, 4210 W. Palmetto St, Florence is assisting the family.