Person:Helen Jackson (13)

m. ABT 1915
  1. Helen Jackson1917 - 2002
  2. Robert 'Bob' Jackson1918 -
  3. Macy Dell Jackson1920 - 2000
  • H.  John Downey (add)
  • WHelen Jackson1917 - 2002
m. 7 April 1937
Facts and Events
Name Helen Jackson
Gender Female
Birth? 18 Nov. 1917 Buffalo, Harper, Oklahoma, United States
Marriage 7 April 1937 Dodge City, Ford, Kansas, United Statesto John Downey (add)
Death? 2 Jan 2002 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United StatesSt. Ann's Nursing Home
Burial? 5 Jan 2002 Buffalo, Harper, Oklahoma, United StatesGyp Valley Cemetery


  • Enid News & Eagle Garfield Co.,OK
  • January 4, 2002
  • Buffalo, Oklahoma

--The funeral for Helen Victoria Downey, 84, will be 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Burial will follow in Gyp Valley Cemetery, southwest of Buffalo. Arrangements are by Wilkinson Funeral Home.

She was born Nov. 18, 1917, in Buffalo to Andrew Paul and Hettie V. Mayfield Jackson and died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2002, at St. Ann's Nursing Home, Oklahoma City. She grew up in the Buffalo area and attended a country school. She married John Francis Downey April 7, 1937, at Dodge City, Kan. They made their home in Buffalo. She worked at the Western State Hospital in Ft. Supply for several years. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church.

Surviving are two sons, Francis Downey of Jones, and John Downey of Yukon; a brother, Bob Jackson of Buffalo; six grandchildren; nine great- grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.

She was preceded in death by her husband John, Aug. 4, 1965, a son, two brothers and two sisters. Memorials may be made through the funeral home to St. Joseph Catholic Church

She was a Direct Descendants of John Mayfield

1 John Mayfield b: 18 Dec 1815 in Hickman Co, Tennessee d: 1856 in Bond Co, Illinois .. +Elizabeth Jane Bradley b: 1819 in Tennessee m: 22 Aug 1839 in Montgomery Co, Illinois d: 17 Oct 1864 in Bond Co, Illinois . 2 Jackson Mayfield b: 25 Mar 1850 in Cedar Creek, Madison, Arkansas d: 1914 in May, Harper, Oklahoma Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Harper Co, Oklahoma ..... +Esther Almeda Alice Edmondson b: 21 May 1856 in Virginia m: 28 Oct 1877 in Morgan Co, Missouri d: 07 Jan 1940 in Okemah, Okfuskee, Oklahoma ..... 3 Hettie Victoria Mayfield b: 26 Feb 1882 in Bolivar, Polk, Missouri

 d: 16 Aug  1953 in Buffalo, Harper, Oklahoma Burial: Gyp Valley Cemetery,

Harper Co, Oklahoma ......... +Andrew Paul Jackson b: 09 Feb 1884 in Kansas m: Bef. 1917 in Harper Co, Oklahoma d: Sep 1950 in Buffalo, Harper, Oklahoma ........ 4 Helen Victoria Jackson b: 18 Nov 1917 in Buffalo, Harper, Oklahoma d: 02 Jan 2002 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma Burial: Gyp Valley Cemetery, Harper Co, Oklahoma ............ +John Francis Downey b: 24 Oct 1915 m: 07 Apr 1937 in Dodge City, Ford, Kansas d: 04 Aug 1965 in Dodge City, Ford, Kansas