Osyth Louise Downing (Moore), 93, passed away Sunday, June 25, 2017, at a local nursing home.

Osyth Louise Downing (Moore), 93, passed away Sunday, June 25, 2017, at a local nursing home.

Memorial service will be 2 p.m., Sunday, July 2, at Resthaven Funeral Home.

She was born in Guthrie on June 14, 1924, went to school in Mulhall and Guthrie, married Robert (Bob) J. Downing on June 14, 1943, and moved to Shawnee in 1954. They owned and operated Herald Printing Company in Shawnee for many years. Her husband passed away in 2006.

They had three children, Carl Olin preceded her in death, and two surviving daughters and son-in-laws, Carol and Duke Hendrick, and Donna and Kurt Murphy.

Osyth loved Shawnee, bridge, solitaire, dancing and visiting with her grandchildren. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, and had many friends through the organizations she and Bob enjoyed.

Special thanks to Shawnee Care Center, Angelic Hospice, and Dr. Merle Davis for their care.