Linda Lou Davis

Published 5:30 pm Wednesday, August 10, 2022


Funeral service for Mrs. Linda Lou Davis was 11 a.m. Friday, August 5, at Riverwood Family, with burial in the Riverwood Memorial Park. Visitation was from 9:30 until the time of service at Riverwood.

Mrs. Davis, 85, of Brookhaven, passed from this life August 1, 2022. She was born May 13, 1937, in Monticello, MS. Upon graduating Monticello High School, she was voted the Friendliest Girl in “Who’s Who.” She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star Chapter No.1 of Brookhaven, where she received a certificate for being a 50-year member. She was a member of First United Methodist Church and a member of the Adventurers Sunday School Class. She served on the church council and was a past treasurer of the United Methodist Women. She loved her church family. She loved to travel with her husband to many different places, but loved Branson, Missouri the best. But she always said, “It is good to come back home to Brookhaven.” She always had a love for people and made many friends. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.

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She is preceded in death by her parents, Luther Collins and Emma Fuller Lambert; sisters, Polly Collier of Mineola, TX and Dorothy Summers of Jackson, MS.

She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Mitchell Davis; daughter, Cheryl Davis May and husband, Donald of Brookhaven, MS; grandsons, Allen Davis May and wife, Leigh Ann of Meadville, MS, Trent Collins May of Clinton, MS; great-grandchildren, Adalynn Kay May and Layne Freeman; and brother-in-law, Julius Davis of Houston, TX. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Deaconess Hospice for their care and compassion, especially, Jaci and Shana.

In lieu of flowers, please make memorials to First United Methodist Church, PO Box 358, Brookhaven, MS 39602.

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