Doris Johnson Mize

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Sept. 21, 1927 - Feb. 16, 2013
Doris Johnson Mize passed away on Feb. 16, in Fairfield, Calif. Doris and her twin sister were born in Morton, Mississippi on Sept. 21, 1927. She 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, sports, 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 and 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. She 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, Mississippi.
There will be a funeral service for Doris Mize on Thursday, Feb. 21, at 11 a.m., at Rockville Presbyterian Fellowship with Dr. Rev. Larry Vilardo presiding. Visitation will be one hour before the service at the church site. Bryan Braker is overseeing all funeral arrangements. Following the memorial service, all are invited to remain for a reception time.
Additionally, a memorial service will be held in Morton, Mississippi on Saturday, Feb. 23, at Wolf Funeral Home. Visitation will be one hour before the service. Burial will follow the service at the 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 Building Fund, or to the .
Published in The Reporter on Feb. 20, 2013
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