Wanda Joyce Holt Downing

Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Wanda Joyce Holt Downing, 72, of Blytheville, passed away Sunday, Feb. 26, 2023, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro.

Wanda was born in Hohenwald, Tenn., to Louis and Hazel Davis Holt and retired from Milwaukee Tool. She was a very kind and sweet person. Wanda loved to cook and was always ready for a Sunday drive.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Lance Avery Downing.

Wanda is survived by her husband, Kirk Downing of the home; brothers, Wendell Holt and his wife Debbie of Steele, Mo., and Melvin Holt and his wife Sherry of Arcola, Miss.; sister, Debbie Dockx and her husband Bill of Keller, Texas; sisters-in-law, Madge Pruitt of Monette, Marilyn Ricard of Blytheville and Pamela Taylor of Powell, Tenn.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 2, at 1 p.m. in the Cobb Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 12 p.m. until service time at Cobb Funeral Home. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.cobbfuneralhome.com.