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Mary V. DavisNovember 6, 1937 ~ October 21, 2017 (age 79)
Services will be 1:00pm Saturday, November 4, 2017 at Victory Christian Center 3899 McCartney Rd. Coitsville, OH 44436, for Mrs. Mary V. Davis 79, who passed away Saturday October 21, 2017 at her daughter’s home in California following a fight with cancer.
Mrs. Davis was born November 6, 1937, in Nutterfort, Harrison County, West Virginia, a daughter of Clarence William and Lula Calvin Collins. She was a 1955 graduate of Kelly Miller High School in Clarksburg, W. Va. and was married to U. S. Navy Veteran Arthur L. Davis Sr. for 53 years. Arthur passed away October21, 2010, exactly 7 years later to the day Mary reunited with him. Mary was devoted to serving God and others. She served in several ministries at Victory Christian Center, including holy folders, pantry and visiting the sick and shut in. Mary was an advocate for healthy living and daily exercise. She walked 10 miles a day at the gym, park and local with her beloved husband Arthur who frequently socialized while Mary walked. Mary and Arthur traveled often spending many of their winters with family in California. Mary loved attending Kelly Miller Reunions and other events in her home town, where she stole the show on the dance floor. Mary will be remembered for her sense of humor, her smile and genuine hugs. She enjoyed giving, encouraging people, reading and writing
She is survived by her son James (Patty) Davis of San Diego; her daughter Diane (DeCarlos) Waller of Anaheim; Cheryel Davis of Youngstown; grandchildren, Marvel, James Jr., Michael, Kevin, Jasmine, Jeremee, Christian, Jayda, Jaylen and Bailee; sisters Dorothy Lee Barnett, Jean Elizabeth Penneywell and a brother Charles William (Nancy) Collins and a host of great-grandchildren other family and friends.
Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a son Arthur L. Davis Jr. Friends may call one hour prior to the services 12:00-1:00pm at the church. Arrangements were entrusted to the L.E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home.