Mary Lillian Jones Davis
Mary passed away peacefully in her sleep and is now in the loving arms of Jesus and is no longer in pain. She was a resident of the Summerhouse Assisted Living in Birmingham, Alabama (currently is Proveer at Grayson Valley Assisted Living) for over four years. Mary attended and graduated from Hewitt Trussville High School in 1957 where she was in the honor society and sang in the school choir. After graduation, she received her Registered Nurse diploma from the Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing program. Also, she worked as a Public Heath Nurse for Jefferson County before she started working as an registered nurse for the East End Memorial Hospital that later moved and became Medical Center East prior to becoming Ascension St. Vincent's East. Also, she worked as a home health nurse for a few years prior to retiring from nursing. After retiring from nursing, she volunteered her time in her community participating in health fairs and sitting with those that were sick. She was also a breast cancer and stroke survivor.
She was previously a member of the First Baptist Church of Trussville until she married. Following her marriage to her late husband, Eugene Davis, she was an active member of Beulah Baptist Church in Sterrett, AL where she sang in the choir and taught Sunday School. Most recently she was a member of the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Vandiver, AL. along with her late husband.
She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, as well as, an aunt. Her joy was being surrounded by her family and sharing her faith with others.
She is survived by her daughter, Terri Murphy (Jim), her son, Kevin Marsh (Julie), her stepdaughters, Joan Wyffels (Jeff) and Eve Slater (Glenn). She is also survived by her grandchildren, Jonathan Marsh, Sarah Marsh, Anna Marsh and step-grandchildren, Lance Slater (Ann) and Tiffany Nelson (Jeff) and her step-great grandchildren, Millie, Grady, Lyles and one step-grandson on the way; she is also survived by her siblings, Olivia Jean "Jeannie" Nabers (James), Patricia "Pat" A. Tucker (James) and Everette E. Jones, Jr., and extended family.
She is preceded in death by her late husband, Eugene Leroy Davis, her parents, Everette E. Jones, Sr. and Grace E. Jones, her brother, Joel M. Jones and her son that died shortly after birth, Brice F. Marsh, Jr.
Services will be held Friday, February 24, 2023 at Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home. Visitation starting at 1:00 PM and funeral service at 2:00 PM. Graveside service will follow the funeral at Jefferson Memorial Gardens.