Helen Suits was longtime resident

DOWNEY - Helen L. Suits, a longtime resident of Downey, died peacefully at home on Aug. 17 at the age of 93.She was born on a farm near Centerville, Ind., on May 26, 1917, to Harry and Leona McCoy, the youngest of four children. She attended K-12 school in Centerville. She married Harold Suits on Sept. 28, 1940 and moved to California in January of 1947. She is survived by nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, and great-great nieces and nephews living in New Mexico, Virginia, Ohio, Indiana and Illinois. Suits was a longtime member of Downey United Methodist Church and requested that in lieu of flowers donations be made there. A memorial service will be held Aug. 27 at 11 a.m. at Downey United Methodist Church.

********** Published: August 26, 2010 - Volume 9 - Issue 19