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Rhonda (Afinowicz) Messman Downes

September 23, 1955 - June 13, 2020

Rhonda (Afinowicz) Messman Downes, 64, of Marlin passed away Saturday, June 13, 2020 at her residence.  The family will be having a private service at a later date.

Mrs. Downes was born on September 23, 1955 in Marlin, Texas to Leon and Bettye (Lucas) Afinowicz.  She lived in Marlin the majority of her life. Her parents preceded her in death.

Survivors include her husband; Gary W. Downes of Marlin, sons; Brian Messman of Marlin and Colby Downes of Marlin, daughter; Kelly Flaugher and her husband, David of Colorado Springs, Colorado, brothers; Rickey Afinowicz of Marlin and Jackie Afinowicz and his wife, Tracy of Marlin and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

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