Helen L. Briney, 93, passed away Friday, July 15, 2016 at
Golden Living Center in Downs.
She was born September 15, 1922 in Vermillion, Kansas,
the daughter of Owen Sylvester and Cemma Mae
(Bergmann) Russell.
Helen was a lifetime member of the VFW Auxiliary, was active
at the Downs Senior Center, was a Red Cross volunteer,
and attended the Rose Valley United Methodist Church, as
well as the First Christian Church.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Own (2004),
daughter, Jo McCafferty; sister, Arlene Vaughn and brother,
Lyle Russell.
She is survived by daughter, Becky Ogle of Oklahoma City, OK,
son, Russell (Joan) Briney of Chubbuck, ID, daughter, Marcy
Manning of Salina, nephews. Jerry (Ruth) Vaughn of Frankfort,
Lewie Brandt of Baileyville, numerous grandchildren and
great grandchildren and the Colorado Kids.
Memorial services will be held Sunday, July 24, 2016 at 1:30 pm
at the First Christian Church in Downs, Kansas.  Inurnment will
take place in the Rose Hill Cemetery in Axtell, Kansas.  Memorials
may be given to the Downs Senior Center, in care of Domoney
Funeral Home PO Box 127, Downs, KS  67437