NEWS: Obituaries

Mattie R. Davis

March 1st, 2017 | last Update: 3 years ago

Mrs. Mattie R. Davis, 87 of Caryville, Florida, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 in the Bay Medical Center, Covenant Hospice Unit of Panama City, Florida.

Mattie born on June 26, 1929 to the late Mrs. Eliafar Washington in Orangehill, Florida. Four weeks after her birth, Eliafar passed away and Matte was then raised and guided by Mrs. Pastoria Washington. Not knowing her biological father, Mattie was blessed to have Mr. Rosal James Oliver as a father figure in her life and later as a grandfather to her children.

She was of the Methodist denomination and was a faithful member of St. Mary A.M.E. Church of Caryville, Florida. She was a home maker and was the proud mother baseball team of 9 handsome sons, of which three preceded her in death, and one beautiful daughter.

She leaves to cherish her memories six sons: Henry D. Davis and his wife Dalphine of Bonifay, Florida, Leroy Davis and his wife Myra of Caryville, Florida, Jimmy Davis and his wife Barbara of Palm Bay, Florida, Steve Davis and his wife Elizabeth of Houston, Texas and Benjamin Dirden and his wife Odessa of Detroit, Michigan; one daughter: Betty Davis of Caryville, Florida; along with a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.


March 10, 2017
12:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Cooper Funeral Home
Chipley, FL


March 11, 2017
11:00 AM
St. Mary A.M.E. Church
Caryville, Florida


March 11, 2017
St. Mary Cemetery
Caryville, FL



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