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Doris Speed Downing

July 31, 1942 May 4, 2022
Doris  Speed  Downing
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Doris Speed Mobarak Downing died Wednesday, May 4, 2022, at her home in Pearl, MS. She was 79. Mrs. Downing was born in Jackson, MS to the late Grover C. and Christine P. Speed, Jr. She had been a resident of Pearl, MS since 1993.

She was a graduate of Mississippi State in 1967 with a BS in Medical Technology. She worked most of her career at the VA Hospital in Jackson, MS. She was a member of Alta Woods United Methodist Church.

Mrs. Downing is survived by her sisters, Dot Speed Meek (Mickey) of Brandon, MS and Mary Speed Burrow of Vicksburg, MS.; two stepdaughters, Ruth Ellen Downing Lagos (Alexander) of Allen, TX and Andrea Laird (Rush) of Meridian, MS, and a host of cousins, nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands, Dr. Mohammed A. Mobarak and James Neil Downing.

Visitation will be at 11:30 AM Thursday, May 12, 2022, at Alta Woods United Methodist Church with services following immediately at 12:00 Noon at the church, with Rev. Eddie C. Spencer officiating. Interment will follow at Natchez City Cemetery in Natchez, MS.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Alta Woods United Methodist Church, 109 Alta Woods Blvd, Jackson, MS 39204
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Visitation

Thursday

12

May

11:30 AM 5/12/2022 11:30:00 AM - 12:00 PM 5/12/2022 12:00:00 PM
Alta Woods United Methodist Church

109 Alta Woods Blvd
Jackson , MS 39204

Alta Woods United Methodist Church
109 Alta Woods Blvd Jackson 39204 MS
United States

Service

Thursday

12

May

12:00 PM 5/12/2022 12:00:00 PM
Alta Woods United Methodist Church

109 Alta Woods Blvd
Jackson , MS 39204

Alta Woods United Methodist Church
109 Alta Woods Blvd Jackson 39204 MS
United States

Graveside

Thursday

12

May

3:00 PM 5/12/2022 3:00:00 PM
Natchez City Cemetery

2 Cemetery Rd,
Natchez, MS 39120

Natchez City Cemetery
2 Cemetery Rd, Natchez 39120 MS
United States
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