Mrs. Mary Elizabeth “Betty” Martin Davis, age 95, of Shelbyville, passed away Monday, June 20, 2022, at her home, under the loving care and comfort of her family and Hospice Compassus.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 22, 2022, at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel. Brother Tony Cansler will officiate, with burial to follow in Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Tuesday.
She was born January 29, 1927, in Memphis, Tennessee, to the late Sam P. and Louise Johnson Martin. Along with her husband, she was a charter member of East Park Church. She was a homemaker, worked on the family farm, and an enthusiastic gardener growing both produce and flowers. She enjoyed sewing and bird watching.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Davis, a granddaughter, Betty Jane “B J” Davis, and a sister, Martha Davis.
Survivors include her children, Mary Davis-Taylor, Fred Thomas Davis, Jr. and his wife Hyesuk, John Davis, and his wife Mary Ann, and Sam Davis, and his wife Terry; ten grandchildren, Amanda (Ansley) Wilder, Leslie Burris (Randy Glover), Dawn (Cliff) Wilson, Bryan Davis, Heather (Ryan) Tafelski, Beth (Matt) Keele, Sheri (Josh) Braun, Jeff (Megan) Davis, Brook (Paul) Benavides, and Caleb (Allison) Davis; 19 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
She would be honored with memorials made to American Cancer Society, or Shelbyville-Bedford County Public Library, 220 S. Jefferson Street, Shelbyville, Tennessee 37160.
Feldhaus Memorial Chapel is assisting the family with the arrangements.