Sarah Jane “Janie” McKinney Downs of Sarasota Florida, formerly of Paducah, passed away on July 18, 2020. She was 74 years old.
She is survived by her son, Randy Miller (Michelle) of Sarasota, Florida; a daughter, Ronda Hiemstra of Paducah, sisters, Cyndi Marion, and Tracy May (Kevin) of Kalamazoo, Michagan; and a brother, Robert Edward McKinney Jr. of Streator, Illinois; grandchildren, Chad Miller, Jay Miller (Samantha) of Sarasota, Florida, Drew Miller (Joanie) of St. Louis, Missouri, Meagan Wells (Dustin) of Paducah, Kentucky, and Cameron Hiemstra of Calvert City, Kentucky.; Great- grandchildren, McKenzie, Madison and Mallory Miller of Sarasota, Florida, Bernadette and Dylan Miller of St. Louis, Missouri, and Kaydynce and Icelynn Wells of Paducah, Kentucky.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Alvin Downs; her parents Dorothy Brennan McKinney and Robert Edward McKinney Sr.; and her grandmother, Lula Mae Hyde Brennan.
She will be buried at the Sarasota National Cemetery.