— Dedicated Nov. 7, 1961 —Named in honor of George Noonan Downer, Sr. who rendered exemplary community service for more than 50 years. Gov. John Patterson was dedicatory speaker on Nov. 7, 1961. Mr. Downer was born at Cooksville, Miss., July 31, 1888. Served 30 years as Pickens County Commissioner, 12 years as Aliceville City Councilman. School trustee, leader in Methodist Church, Chamber of Commerce, Rotary Club, Red Cross and public health. Married Lillie Mae Windham. They reared 6 children. She died Nov, 23, 1958. Second marriage to Anne Mae Wimberley Jacob. Mr. Downer died October 30, 1970, and is buried at Franconia Cemetery.
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|Date Added||Saturday, February 20th, 2016 at 5:03pm PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 388943 N 3663949|
|Decimal Degrees||33.10853333, -88.19026667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 33° 6.512', W 88° 11.416'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||33° 6' 30.72" N, 88° 11' 24.96" W|
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|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling South|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1412 AL-17, Aliceville AL 35442, US|
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