Tammy Downing

Alton | Sunday, July 20 2014

Tammy Downing, age 43, passed away Sunday, July 20, 2014 at St. Anthony’s Health Center surrounded by her family and friends.

She was born February 4, 1971, in Wood River, the daughter of Ollie Price Jr. and Patricia and Carl Beck Sr. She married Terry Downing July 22, 1995 in Godfrey, and he survives. Tammy was a CNA who worked for Senior Services Plus, DORHS, and Advantage Nursing.

She was very outgoing and never met a stranger. Tammy loved spending time with her friends and would go out her way to help others.

In addition to her husband, Terry; she is survived by her father, Ollie Price Jr.; three children, Bradley Beck of Alton, Brooklyn Downing and Jarrod Downing, both of Godfrey; four sisters, Amy Pruitt, Beth Pruitt, Ashley Weller, and Racheal Viviano; four brothers and a sister-in-law, Ollie Price III, James Summers, Chris Summers, and Keith and Samantha Beck; five step-brothers, a brother-in-law and his wife, Rodger and Angie Downing; a sister-in-law, Tina Downing; a mother-in-law, Janice Downing of Alton; and many nieces, nephews, and friends that she loved dearly.

She is preceded in death by her mother, Patricia K. Beck; her step-father, Carl Beck Sr.; two brothers, Claude Beck, and Danny Price; and a father-in-law, Bob Downing.

Visitation will be held Saturday, July 26, 2014, from 12:00 to 4:00 pm at Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Alton.

According to her family’s wishes, cremation rites will be accorded.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

Online condolences and guestbook may be found at

Obit Provided By:
Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home

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