Fay Downing Broadway, 93, of Batesville passed away Sunday, March 21, 2021 at her home.

She was born September 29, 1927 in Fifty-Six, Arkansas to Clarence and Inez (Newcomb) Sartin. She was retired from White Rodgers in Batesville and was a member of Little River Baptist Church in Manila.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands, Harry G. Downing and Jessie Broadway; two brothers, Glenn Sartin and Noble Sartin; and two sisters, Hazel Sartin and Wanda Tilley.

Survivors include two sons, Harry Dennis Downing of Nacogdoches, Texas and Michael Darrell Downing of Batesville; one daughter, Faye Ann Trantham of Batesville; one brother, Mark Sartin (Lillian) of Mountain View; a twin sister, Nell Jobe of Cave City; two grandsons, David Trantham and Jason Trantham, both of Batesville; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at 2 p.m. at the Qualls Batesville Funeral Service Chapel. A private burial will be in the Manila Cemetery in Manila.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until service time at the funeral home.

Honorary pallbearers are Michael Darrell Downing, Harry Dennis Downing, David Trantham, Jason Trantham and Mark Sartin.

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