Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Marie Thrash Davis

Marie Thrash Davis, age 93, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, September 19, 2018, at Winston Medical Center Nursing Home in Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, September 21, 2018, in the Nowell Massey Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Johnny Collins officiating. Visitation will be the day of the service from 10:00 a.m. until service time at Nowell Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi. Interment will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Marie was born October 31, 1924, to Yancey and Mary Holiday Thrash. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. She graduated from Conehatta High School as well as East Central Community College and The University of Southern Mississippi. She retired from The Winston County School System after teaching third grade for forty five years.

Marie is survived by her husband of 68 years, Orris Davis of Louisville; her nephews, Jim Thrash and wife, Sharon and Terry Thrash and wife, Carla; as well as her great nieces and nephews, Mary Short, Emily Thrash, and Jay Thrash.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her brother, J. W. Thrash; and her sister-in-law, Jean Thrash.

Serving as pallbearers are Jimmy Boswell, Ezell Carter, Bobby Joe Edwards, James E. Lee, James Metts, Jack Mitchell, Ronny Mitchell, and Wayne Perkins.

Memorials in honor of Marie may be given to Calvary Baptist Church, c/o Jo Ellen Johnson, 4109 Old Robinson Road, Louisville, MS 39339

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