Connie Sue Downs
Connie Sue Downs, of Holiday, Fla., formerly of Terre Haute, died Dec. 9, 2019. Connie was born in Terre Haute to Lester A. and Iva J. Fields.
She attended Gerstmeyer High School. She was married to Max E. Downs Jr. for 55 years.
Connie was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Lester E. Fields; and half brother Frank Fields.
Survivors include her husband Max Jr.; sons Max III, Christopher and Jay; a daughter Jamie (Ken) Cox; eleven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
She is also survived by a sister, Judith (Sheldon) Harbaugh; a brother, David (Joed) Fields; sister-in-law Janet Fields; and stepbrother Randall Riggs.
Numerous extended family and friends also survive.
Cremation has been chosen. Private services will be held at a later date. Dobies Funeral Home assisted.
Published on December 13, 2019


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Deb Downs
Dec 17, 2019
Connie was always a force to be reckoned with. A strong, hardworking woman who loved her family and friends fiercely. Hugs and prayers Max and family.
Jane Ingle
Dec 17, 2019
Connie was like another sister to me, her and my oldest sister Paula were Best Friends for msny years . Even thought Connie and Max moved away they always wrote each other. Connie and her family were are neighbors on 6th Avenue, when she would come back to Terre Haute to visit she alwsys came to our house. She was loved by many and will be missed by us all. Hugs and comfort for her family !! RIP Connie Sue !!!❤😘
Paula (Ingle) Truelove
Dec 15, 2019
Connie, we were friends since childhood. I have learned that Love Of A Friend Like You means more to me than anyone can imagine.
The Good Times and Bad Times we had over the years will be forever in my mind.
I Love You and I Will Miss You !
May God Bless You and May You Rest In Peace.
Childhood Friend,
Paula Ingle
Tara Downs
Dec 14, 2019
Birthdays will never be the same without your Happy Birthday songs .Thank you for being you.Much love from all of us .Until we see you again
Dec 14, 2019
Grandma, I still haven't fully processed that you're gone. I will forever cherish the memories I had with you and will miss you so much. You loved all of us so deeply and I am blessed to be your oldest grandchild. Thank you for being the best grandma and great grandma.

I love you and miss you.
max downs
Dec 14, 2019
I don't know how to express in words what you meant to me and how much I loved you. We travelled through life together for 55 years. You gave four fantastic children that meant the world to you. And now I feel lost and feel so empty. You were my rock, my friend, my motivation and the only woman I ever loved. I felt strong with you by my side. There were no problems we could not solve together and no mountain we could not climb, and we always knew it would be easier on the other side. I must believe we will be together again . With all my love your loving husband.
Bonnie Schultz
Dec 14, 2019
So sorry to hear of your sister Connie passing.
Our thoughts and prayers to your families.
Jamie Cox
Dec 13, 2019
Mom I really haven’t processed the fact that you are gone. I love you and miss you beyond words! I appreciate everything that you have ever done for me. Thank you for being the best mom I could have ever wanted. Thank you for being such a great role model and for loving your grandchildren! I love you! Until I see you again I will have my memories.
Dec 13, 2019
Just wanted to say you were and will always be the best mom in the world and I have such great memories I will never forget you . And will continue to talk to you everyday. I know you aren’t in anymore pain and are finally able to reunite with your parents and brothers. I love you so much mom and appreciate everything you have ever done for me. I will miss you mom and will probably post on here a million times for you to read
Jay Downs
Dec 13, 2019
Words cannot say all I feel right now. Mom you meant so much to me. You did so much for me and your other kids and you refused to give up on us. I hope you know how much I appreciate everything about you. Thank you for letting me be your son. I love you Mom.