GRANT CITY, Mo. - Rachel Downey, 80, Grant City, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019.

She was born June 18, 1939, in St. Joseph.

Rachel married Richard Miller July 1957. He preceded her in death in 1981.

She later married Roger Downey, on Dec. 5, 1984. He preceded her in death Jan. 29, 2009.

Rachel was a member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, and also served as a full-time minister there for six years.

She enjoyed fishing, animals and riding motorcycles.

Rachel was a loyal friend, and loved her family and Jehovah very much.

She was also preceded in death by: her parents, Ame and Alma (Poe) Branson; several brothers and sisters.

Survivors include: children, Rick Miller (Tammy), and Tammy Booth (Kelly James); grandchildren, Eric Miller (Kelley), Ashton Miller, Alex Booth, Johnnie Veach (Lucas Still); great-grandchildren, Audrey Mae Miller and Isabella Lee Still; nephews, Mark Downey (Tamara) and Mike Downey.

Farewell Services: 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 28871 163rd Ave., Lamoni, Iowa 50140.

Rachel was a member of the Missouri Cremation Service.

Online guestbook and obituary at As published in the St. Joseph News-Press.