Monday, February 19, 2018

Martha Davis York

Martha Davis York, age 89, passed away on Monday, February 19, 2018, at Winston Medical Center Nursing Home in Louisville, Mississippi. Graveside services and interment will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, February 23, 2018, at Memorial Park Cemetery with Mr. Marvin Smith officiating. Visitation will be the day of the service from 10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. at Nowell Massey Funeral Home in Louisville.

“Motsy” was born in Louisville on November 18, 1928, to Wyatt and Claudie Clark Davis. She was a member of the Southern Baptist faith.

“Motsy” is survived by two sons, Marvin Smith and wife, Kathy, of Richmond, Texas; and Tim W. Smith and wife, Teresa, of Brandon, Mississippi. She also leaves behind two brothers, Wyatt Davis, Jr., of Laurel, Mississippi; and Jimmy Calvin Davis and wife, Janice, of Columbus, Mississippi; and her niece, Courtenay Davis McAllister of Memphis, Tennessee. “Motsy” leaves four grandchildren: David Smith, Emily Smith, Rachel Smith, and Tom Rundle. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill York; and her parents.

The family extends special gratitude to Barbara Gay Holder and the entire staff of Winston Medical Center Nursing Home for the care and love shown “Motsy”.

Services are under the direction of Nowell Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family by signing the guest register at