Mildred Edith Emanuel Davis

Published 5:00 am Friday, October 10, 2003

Services for Mildred Edith Emanuel Davis of Lorman are 10 a.m.,Saturday, Oct. 11, at Cane Ridge Methodist Church with burial inthe church cemetery.

Visitation is Friday from 4-8 p.m., at Glenwood Funeral Home inPort Gibson, and Saturday from 9-10 a.m., at the church.

Mrs. Davis, 90, died Oct. 8, 2003, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter.

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She was a native of Jefferson County. She attended Bean Schooland Lorman School, and was a high school graduate of Hinds JuniorCollege. She married Edward Davis on Oct. 17, 1937, in theparsonage of Cane Ridge Methodist Church, where they met. She was alifelong member of the church, and was a 50-year member of theFayette Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star. She first servedas its Worthy Matron in 1959. She served as Mississippi’s GrandRepresentative to the state of Ohio, and in 2001 was honored asMississippi’s Grand Grandmother. She and her husband ran the DavisFamily Farm near Red Lick. She enjoyed cooking for many and caringfor the sick.

Preceding her in death were her parents, Samuel and ClaraEmanuel; her husband; seven siblings; and a son, Samuel EdwardDavis.

Survivors are her daughter, Carolyn Sue Smith of Ponca City,Okla.; her son, Lynn Charles Davis of Brookhaven; her sister, DorisHarwell of Brookhaven; her daughter-in-law, Christine Holland Davisof Brookhaven; her grandchildren and their spouses, Jarvis EdwardDavis and Julie of Orlando, Fla., Julian Patrick Davis, Debra KayDavis Jackson and Dane, and Marty Steven Davis and Mary, all ofBrookhaven, Donna Lynn Davis Marshall and James of Brandon, EdwardCollins and Karoline of Milwaukee, Wisc., and Carrie ElizabethCollins of Ponca City, Okla.; her great-grandchildren, Laurel,Marybeth, Adam, Lynn, Will, Katie, Garrett, Collin, Brittany,Leslie, Ben and Luke.

Pallbearers will be her grandsons.