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Mary Davis

9/18/1934 – 9/25/2022
Mary Lou Davis died peacefully at home, surrounded by her loving family on September 25th 2022. She
joins her parents, Brady & Ruby McCay Scates who celebrated her birth on September 18, 1934. She will
also be reunited with her son, Danny Davis, her brothers Max Scates, and Edward Scates, & her husband
James Edward Davis. She is survived by her daughters, Darla (Dave) Deneweth, and Donna (Brent) Ross,
and her sister, Jean Byrd.

Mary Lou’s children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren were her pride and joy! The legacy of Mary
Lou’s kind and giving spirit, her love of gardening, and her zest for life will live on through them.
“Nanny” is survived by 7 grandchildren. Julie Maness, James Davis, Danielle Davis, Jacob Davis, Lisa
(Jake) Brasher, Chris (Alyssa) Deneweth, and Dylan Ross. She leaves behind 6 great grandchildren. Kylie
Maness, Alyssa Lou Maness, Sullivan Richardson, Liam Davis, Owen Davis, and Brady Brasher.

She was a very gracious and loving person. Mary Lou so enjoyed spending time with her family, her
church family, and her friends. She was a member of the Second Baptist Church for 75 years where she
was a Sunday School Teacher and served in many other active roles. She always placed others before
herself and one of her gifts was the art of teaching people to love others unconditionally.

The Celebration of her 88 Years of Life will be held in the Sanctuary of the Second Baptist Church in
Lexington, TN. Visitation will begin at 11:30am on Tuesday September 27th 2022 with the service to
follow at 3:00pm. She will be laid to rest with her family at the Bible Grove Cemetery.

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