Mary Davis

Published 12:00 am Friday, July 31, 2009

Mary N. Davis
AHOSKIE, N.C.—Mary Nelson Davis, 97, died July 27, 2009, at Guardian Care of Ahoskie.
She was born Jan. 23, 1911 in Murfreesboro, N.C., to the late Ernest Nelson and Lena Seuis Nelson.
She was the wife of the late Henry Davis.
She was a homemaker, attended St. Johns Baptist Church and was affectionately known as “The Other Nanny.”
A Celebration of Life service was held Thursday in the Ashley Memorial Chapel at Garrett-Jones Funeral Home.
Burial followed in Highland Memorial Gardens. The Revs. Brian Hall and Robert May officiated.
Survivors include her daughter, Clara Harris of Ahoskie; a granddaughter, Cynthia Lewis and husband Doug of Lewiston, N.C.; a great-granddaughter, Shanna Peace of Lewiston; three great-great-grandchildren, Collin Peace, Brittany Peace and Kaitlyn Peace; a nephew, Donald Hunter and wife Ann of Knightdale, N.C. and their son, Gary Hunter, and his family of Illinois.
Garrett-Jones Funeral Home, Ahoskie, was in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, NY, 10001.
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