DOWNING Mildred of Brockton 75 years old, born February 2, 1939 in Norfolk, VA. She is the daughter of the late Mr. Lafayette Rainey and Ms. Florence Alston, beloved mother of Joseph Alston, Brother, Tabin and Christopher J. Downing. Mildred passed away peacefully on January 8, 2015. Preceded in death by one daughter Sharon Ann Downing. She is survived by 1 sister Annette Wright and 1 brother Lafayette Rainey; 3 Sister-in-law, numerous relatives and friends. Viewing will be held on Thursday, January 15, 2015 at 10:00am followed by Funeral Service at 11:00 O’clock, Morning Star Baptist Church, 1257 Blue Hill Ave., Mattapan, MA 02126. Interment on Thursday, 1/22/2015: Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, Norfolk, VA. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Riley Funeral Home. For online condolences go to www.rileyantoinefuneralhome.com
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Published in Boston Herald on Jan. 14, 2015