Mrs. Willie Mae Davis

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Funeral services for Mrs. Willie Mae Davis age 77 of Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Americus GA will be held on Friday, April 6, 2012 at 11:00 A.M. at the Mt. Salem Baptist Church with Rev. W.R. Campbell officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.



Mrs. Willie Mae Mann Davis was born on August 29, 1934 in Sumter County, Americus, Georgia to the late Mr. Hosea Mann and the late Mrs. Evelyn Mann. She was married to the late Mr. Clyde Davis.


At an early age Willie Mae joined the Mount Salem Baptist Church where she was a faithful member, serving as the church secretary for nearly 20 years and was later named as Mother of the Church. Willie Mae was a product of the Sumter County School System and an active member of the A.S Staley Class of 1955. She worked for many years at Phillips Manufacturing Company.


Willie Mae was widely known for her energetic, caring and vibrant personality. She loved her family, friends, her church family and life in general. Adorning her siblings, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, other family members and friends was the norm for her. Her doors were always open to family and friends alike who were in need of a helping hand or a kind word of encouragement.  She was a person who loved to help anyone and didn't expect anything in return. She touched the lives of many people with her smile and generosity and maintained her trademark sense of humor wherever she was. Willie Mae is preceded in death, in addition to her parents and spouse, by a brother: Mr. Wheatley Mann and a daughter: Mrs. Judith Davis Johnson. Willie Mae passed away on Sunday, April 1, 2012 in the Phoebe Sumter Medical Center in Americus, GA.


She leaves to cherish her memories, her children: Mr. William Davis, of Albany, GA, Mr. Carlton Davis, and Ms. Teresa Davis and (Jarvis Cody), all of Americus, GA.; her siblings: Mrs. Mary Dudley of Hartfort, CT and Mrs. Inez Stephens of Newwark, NJ; A god daughter, Elaine Floyd of Killeen, TX. Her grandchildren: Laswanda Davis, Miay Westbrook, Kedrick Williams, Lakendrick Davis, Carneika Davis, Kamesha Davis, Shanguisa Davis, and Javenick Davis, all of Americus, GA. 14 great-grand children, a host of other relatives and friends, including her Mount Salem Baptist Church family also survive.




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