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Betty Davis

August 24, 1933 — December 25, 2021

A Funeral Service for Betty Davis will be held Tuesday, January 4th, 1:00 P.M. at Webb & Stephens Funeral Home Downtown in Meridian, Mississippi. Burial will follow at Meridian Memorial Park.

Mrs. Davis, 88, of Moss Point, Mississippi, passed away Saturday, Christmas Day, December 25, at Mayberry Gardens, Garland, Texas. She was a graduate of Meridian High School, continuing her education at the University of Mississippi earning a degree Elementary Education.  Betty was a lifelong educator, spending over 40 years in the Moss Point school system.  She was a member of the Dantzler United Methodist Church, Moss Point, Mississippi. She was an avid baseball fan and loved all types of animals.  She especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren and spoiling them as much as possible. She will be most remembered for being a devoted wife and loving mother and grandmother.

She is survived by her son, Lee Davis; daughter, Ann Mendoza; son, Robert Davis; grandchildren Danielle Brod, Elliott Davis, Joshua Davis, Jeremy Davis, Joel Davis, Ruth Ricks, Caleb Davis, Hannah Dodd, Sarah Meredith, Nathan Davis, Christine Mendoza-Raymond, Erin Mendoza, Zachary Davis, Alec Davis, Miles Davis, Patrick Davis; great-grandchildren Lydia Davis, Nathan Davis, Zachary Davis, Caleb Davis, Gavin Davis, Milo Davis, Arlin Davis, Donna Hope Ricks, Grace Ricks, Asher Davis, Madison Mendoza, Zachary Davis, Alec Davis, Sabo Davis; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her husband Otho Lee Davis Jr., parents Elmer R. Stodard Sr. and Waldeen Stodard; sisters Dorothy Hobbs and Myrtle Hodge; and brothers Bud Stodard, Terry Stodard and Charles Stodard.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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Tuesday, January 4, 2022

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Webb & Stephens Downtown

2514 7th St, Meridian, MS 39301

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