Mary Geraldine Davis

Monday, May 18, 2009

Mary Geraldine Davis, 89, of Marshall, died Monday, May 18, 2009, at her home.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 20, 2009, at Sunset Gardens Cemetery in Marshall, with Rev. James Case officiating. Friends may call until 5 p.m. Tuesday or from 8 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to The Salvation Army or Fitzgibbon-Mary Montgomery Hospice in care of Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. Friends may sign the online register book at

Born Sept. 6, 1919, in Linn County, she was the daughter of the late Fred Banks and Effie Mae Roberts Banks. On Nov. 14, 1938, she married William Grover Davis, who preceded her in death on April 30, 1973. She had lived in Marshall most of her life and was primarily a homemaker, but worked a few years at Marshall State School and also operated Westside Grocery Store and B&B Market. She was a member of Restoration Branch RLDS Church and enjoyed flowers and cats.

Survivors include two sons, William Floyd Davis and his wife, Jean, of Marshall and Gerald Grover Davis of Fair Play; two daughters, Judith Ann Martin of Marshall and Deloris Jean Dennis and her husband, Romaine, of West Line; eight grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by five brothers and three sisters.

Additional information provided per family recompense.