News From Terre Haute, Indiana

July 9, 2013

Naomi Ruth Downing


TERRE HAUTE — Naomi Ruth Downing, 77, of Terre Haute, passed away at 8:03 a.m. Sunday, July 7, 2013, in Union Hospital. She was born July 25, 1935, in Vigo County to Everett Marshall and Edna Peters Scott. Naomi was a CNA for the Vigo County Home in Terre Haute, and a member of West Terre Haute Assembly of God Church. She loved taking care of her grandchildren and was a very good cook.  

Survivors include one son, Robert A. Downing of West Terre Haute; one daughter, Traci Rehmel and companion Duane Lee Rehmel of Jasonville; one stepdaughter, Patty Budd of Terre Haute; three grandchildren, Joseph Riddle, Anthony Procaccini II, and Crystal Downing; three great-grandchildren, Marley Jane Nicole Riddle, Harley Dycus, and Katlyn Dycus; one sister, Nelda McMillian; one brother, Robert J. Marshall of California; and several nieces and nephews. And her grand dog “Moses.”  

She was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Dusty Lee Downing; and one brother, Jack Marshall.  

Funeral services for Naomi will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at Fitzpatrick Funeral Home, in West Terre Haute, with the Rev. Randy Smith officiating. Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. today and prior to services Wednesday. Burial will be in Bethesda Cemetery.