July 2, 1925 – December 18, 2017
Doris Downing, 92, was born in Oilton, Okla. and shortly after, moved to Jerome, Idaho.
After graduating from Jerome High school, she worked at M H King Co. as their bookkeeper.
Doris married Robert Downing in 1946 and moved to Twin Falls where they raised their daughter, Donna. Doris was a homemaker and also worked as bookkeeper at The Mayfair dress shop until 1973. Bob and Doris were married 63 years before Bobs passing in 2009.
Doris is survived by her daughter, Donna Christensen (Jim Jenkins); grandsons Jeff (Dawn) Christensen and Evan Christensen, and great-grandsons, Oliver and Harvey, all of Boise; sisters-in-law, Barbara Brewster of Filer, Velma (Harold) Wageman of Boise, and Deloris Towne of Dietrich, as well as many special nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents Dicy and Guy Cocannouer and stepfather, Hank Brewster; brother Sherman Brewster, and Bob’s siblings, Clair (Ineta) Downing, Gladys (William) Towne, Ralph Towne, and Earl and Edith Downing.
Doris will be laid to rest with Bob at the Veterans Cemetery in Boise. A celebration of life is being planned for springtime. We will miss you dearly, Mom, Granny and Great Granny!