Linda (Hill) Downs


Linda (Hill) Downs, 68, of Jasper, passed away on Friday, April 12, 2019, surrounded by her loving family.  

Preceding her in death was her son, James Freeman; daughter, Belinda Kitchens; parents, Nolan and Betty Forester; sisters, Kim Rainey and Barbara Smitherman; and brother, Nolan Ray Forester.

Survivors include her husband, Willard (Tom) Downs; sister, Patra Corbin (Steve); daughter, Angela Freeman Beaveres (James); stepson, Chuck Downs; grandchildren, Kaya Freeman and Davien Freeman, Samantha Poindexter, Christian Hagood, Kenneth Hagood, Lisa Taylor, Wayne Downs and Sissy Downs, Megan Freeman and John Tidwell; and a host of great-grandchildren, family and friends. 

Visitation will be held Monday, April 15, 2019, from 6 until 8 p.m., with services held Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at 11 a.m. in the Bell Sumiton Chapel. Burial will be at Shanghi Cemetery. Chris Godfrey will officiate. 

You may sign an online register or express private condolences to the family at

Bell Funeral Home Sumiton; 205-648-6611