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Doris Saba Downing
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Birth: Nov. 2, 1925
Death: Sep. 24, 2006

NORFOLK - Doris S. Peach Downing , 80, formerly of the 2500 block of Tait Court, passed away on Sept. 24, 2006, at a local hospital. Born in North Carolina, Mrs. Downing spent most of her life in Norfolk. She was the widow of Thomas G. Downing Jr. and the daughter of the late S.E. and Ann Saba. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Georgia Peach Parks.

Doris worked at the 5th District Administration Building, Norfolk Naval Base during World War II. She graduated from Kirby's Beauty Academy where she worked for five years. She served at J.C. Penney Co. Inc. on Monticello Avenue in sales and as credit manager for 10 years. She was a member of the Eastern Star Chapter 45, the Women of Moose, Chapter 157 and the Second Degree Friendship.

Survivors include a son, Lewis Peach Jr. and his wife, Denise of Arnold, Md.; four grandchildren, Georgia's daughter, Shelly Marie Brogan of Williamsburg and Lewis III, Heather and John Peach of Maryland; a sister-in-law, Minnie Azer of Charlotte, N.C.; two brothers-in-law, Charles A. Downing and wife, Elisabeth, Jim Downing and wife, Mary Lou; sisters-in-law, Jane Forches and her husband, Dean of Norfolk, Carol Atkinson and her husband, Thomas of Wilmington, N.C.; 11 nieces and nephews and their families. Also a special friend, N. Donald Phillips.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. at Smith & Williams Funeral Home, Norview Chapel, where a funeral will be held Monday at 11 a.m. Interment will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens.
Virginian-Pilot, The (Norfolk, VA) - Friday, September 29, 2006 
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  Thomas G Downing (1926 - 1981)*
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Woodlawn Memorial Gardens
Norfolk City
Virginia, USA
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