Mary Elizabeth Davis, age 94, of LaVergne, Tennessee, left this earth for her heavenly home January 1, 2017 after a difficult and long struggle with stomach cancer. Mrs. Davis was born February 10, 1922 in Modesto, California.
Mrs. Davis worked for many years at the K-Mart on Donelson Pike in Nashville as the Deli Manager. She loved fishing and Vanderbilt Sports. She was best known for her lovingly spirit and calm in the face of a storm. She will be remembered as the person who would offer you a place to stay, a meal, and an ear to hear your joys and troubles.
She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Bessie Honeycutt; husband, Henry Davis; son, Ronnie Gray; brothers, James “Buddy” Honeycutt and Walt Honeycutt; and sister, Millie Haley.
She is survived by her son, Jerry E. Gray of LaVergne, TN; granddaughters, Tina Howard of WA; Mike Gray of LaVergne, TN, Christopher (Misty) Gray of Rockvale, TN and Rebecca (Tony) Dennis of LaVergne, TN and Kimberly Gray Boartfield of AL; great-grandchildren, Krista (Ben) Neal, Justin Howard, Amanda Gray, Michael Gray, Matthew Gray, Zachery Gray, Tanner Gray, Seth Gray, Marisa Gray, Courtney (Tim) Biggs of Smyrna, Kacey Dennis and Kaitlyn Gray; nine great-great-grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, family and friends.
The family requests that in celebrating Mrs. Davis’ 95th birthday on February 12, 2017, friends and family light a candle or say a prayer in her memory. She will be laid to rest in the spring at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Nashville, TN. The Family would like to extend their gratitude for the excellent care and compassion from Dr. Porter and the Staff on 7C at Saint Thomas West, Nashville, TN. Condolences may be sent to Jerry Gray c/o Ruthan Patient, 10234 Taylor Road, Rockvale, TN 37153.Print Obituary & Condolences