MILLINOCKET – Viola S. (Burleigh) Downs, 94, died Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2005, at Katahdin Nursing Home in Millinocket. She was born June 18, 1911, in Masardis, the daughter of Henry and Maude (Caswell) Burleigh. She was the wife of the late Lloyd L. Downs Sr. She was also predeceased by three sons and two daughters-in-law, Henry Downs and his wife, Louise, Harold Downs and his wife, Julie, Lloyd L. “Buck” Downs Jr.; a daughter, Judy V. Barlow; a sister, Lily M. Frost; a brother, George Burleigh; two sons-in-law, Millage “Miles Bones” Kelly and Gerry Tucker; two grandsons, Roger D. Caswell and James “Jimbo” Downs. Viola is survived by two sons, Gary Downs and his wife, Mary, of Plainsville, Vt. and Jack Downs and his wife, Mary, of Waterville; three daughters, Hester Caswell and her husband, Samuel, of Medway, Emily Kelly of Millinocket and Charity Tucker of Fort Pierce, Fla.; 46 grandchildren, 75 great- grandchildren, several great-great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews. Visiting hour will be noon-1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, a funeral service will follow at 1 p.m. at Giberson Funeral Home, 18 River St., Bingham, with the Rev. Douglas W. Drown officiating. Interment will be in the Pierce Cemetery in Solon.