Doris Mize

By From page A4 | February 21, 2013


Sept. 21, 1927 — Feb. 16, 2013

Doris Johnson Mize passed away on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, in Fairfield. Doris and her twin sister were born in Morton, Miss., on Sept. 21, 1927. Doris attended school in Morton and was a graduate of Hinds Jr. College and Louisiana State University. She obtained her certification in interior design from Bakersfield Community College, in Bakersfield, Calif., and enjoyed many years in that profession.

On Sept. 5, 1952, she married Frank W. Mize and they enjoyed 60 years together. Frank was in the oil business which allowed them to travel to many places.

Doris was a member of Rockville Presbyterian Fellowship, Open Book Club, PEO Sisterhood, Green Valley Country Club and often worked as a volunteer at Mission Solano. She enjoyed traveling with her husband, reading, Bible study, bridge, exercise classes, music and cooking.

Doris is survived by her husband, Frank Mize; sister, Lois Powell; sister-in-law, Louise Spann; a number of nieces and nephews; and her cousin, Patricia Fell.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her brothers, Roy Johnson, Floyd Johnson, Aldewin Johnson, John Edward Johnson, Jr., Fred Johnson and Robert (Bobby) Johnson; sisters, Irma Turner, Ruby Senseman, Dorothy Laseter (her twin sister) and Ann Donovan.

Doris leaves behind and recognizes with special love and gratitude, her friends at Rockville Presbyterian Fellowship, Chapter RR PEO Sisters, and open Book Club members. She also leaves behind many friends in Hattiesburg, Miss.

Visitation is at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, Rockville Presbyterian Fellowship, 4177 Suisun Valley Road, Fairfield, with Dr. Rev. Larry Vilardo presiding. Funeral is at 11 a.m. Reception to follow.

Arrangements entrusted to Bryan-Braker Funeral Home, 1850 W. Texas St., Fairfield.

Additionally, a memorial service will be held Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, in Morton, Miss,. at Wolf Funeral Home. Visitation held before service. Burial will follow at Old Morton Cemetery.

Doris wishes to thank all those who assisted her in her final illness. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Rockville Presbyterian Fellowship Building Fund or to the charity of the donor’s choice.


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