|Birth: ||Jul. 18, 1925|
|Death: ||Sep. 21, 2011|
Mrs. Dorothy Aycock Downing Holmes, 87, of West Memphis, Arkansas, died Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011, at the Broadway Health Care Center in West Memphis.
She was born in Burdette, AR, to James Marshal Aycock and Effie Lillian Martin Aycock and was the owner and operator of the Blytheville Telephone Service.
Dorothy was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church, where she was the organist for many years. She was a loving mother and grandmother who raised her family singlelandedly after the death of her husband in 1968.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Herbert Ray Downing and Bud Holmes; two daughters, Brenda Edwards and Betty Grimmett; and a son, Jimmy Downing.
Survivors include her children, Mike Downing, Gale Downing and Kaye Rozelle; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in Elmwood Cemetery.
James Marshal Aycock (1885 - 1948)
Lillie Martin Aycock (1887 - 1968)
Herbert Ray Downing (1921 - 1968)
Betty Downing Grimmett (____ - 2006)*
James 'Jimmy' Marshall Downing (1957 - 2007)*
Dorothy Mae Aycock Holmes (1925 - 2011)
Willie Floy Aycock McCormick (1927 - 2011)*
Emma Elizabeth Aycock Holder (1930 - 1993)*
Created by: Mary Jo
Record added: Sep 23, 2011
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Added: Sep. 23, 2011