The Obituary for Miss. Mary Faye Davis (Cleburne County)


Heflin – Mary Faye Davis, 96, died Monday, December 23, 2019 at Cleburne Co. Nursing Home.

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 PM on Thursday, December 26, 2019, at Dryden Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Earl Davis, Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday, December 26, 2019 from 1:00 PM until 3:00 PM. Dryden Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include:
Niece – Betty Jean Smith
Niece – Martha Ballard
Niece – Linda Ginn
Nephew – Earl(Diane) Davis, Jr.
Niece – Donna Davis
Niece – Martha(Gene) Brown
Niece – Nancy Fincher
Nephew – Steve(Alicia) Davis
Nephew – Don(Mandy) Davis
Niece – Patsy Davis

Great Nephews will serve as pallbearers: Josh Davis, Justin Davis, Silas Brown IV, Michael Brown, John Davis, Tim Kerby, Chris Nordan and Gary Ginn.

Miss Davis was a native and lifelong resident of Cleburne County. She was one of three sisters that operated The Three Sister’s Cafe in downtown Heflin and worked at Gibb’s Feed Mill until its closure and then spent 29 years as an employee of Wright Drug Co. in Heflin.

Faye was a woman of great wit and humor. Faye dearly loved and enjoyed her family and friends and was greatly loved in return. Faye was a long time member of Pine Grove Baptist Church. Faye and her sister, Sue, were founding members of the Heflin Chapter of “The Old Maids Club.”

Faye was preceded in death by her parents, John and Carrie Davis, Sister, Lillie Davis, Mildred Smith, Sue Davis, and brothers, Robert, Earl, Raymond, and Harold Davis.

Special thanks to Encompass Hospice and Home Health, Cleburne County Nursing Home staff, caregivers, Gloria Stephens, Sherella Mayfield, Hattie Gentry, Virginia Johnson, Katie Bell Henderson, Michelle Payne, Deborah Cash, and the late Nannie Bentley. These ladies , over the past 2 1/2 years, cared for and loved Faye.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to your favorite Charity.

Dryden Funeral Home of Heflin, AL is directing.