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Sybil Laurie Downes

Sybil Laurie Downes, American women's health nursing educator. Registered Nurse, Mississippi. Member National League Nursing, Mississippi Faculty Association.


  • Downes, Sybil Laurie was born on September 26, 1944 in Picayune, Mississippi, United States. Daughter of Woodrow Wilson and Mary Magdaline (Phillips) Baucum.

  • Education

    • AD, Pearl River Community College, 1967. Bachelor of science in nursing cum laude, William Carey College, 1981. MSN, University Southern Mississippi, 1983.


    • Staff nurse obstetrics L.O. Crosby Memorial Hospital, Picayune. Instructor maternal-child nursing Pearl River Community College, Poplarville, Mississippi.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, Mississippi.


    Member National League Nursing, Mississippi Faculty Association.


    • Married Morris Wilmon Downes, February 15, 1969. Children: Sybil Marie, John Morris.
    • father: Woodrow Wilson Baucum
    • mother: Mary Magdaline (Phillips) Baucum
    • spouse: Morris Wilmon Downes
    • children: Sybil Marie Downes
    • John Morris Downes
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    Born September 26, 1944
    (age 73)