Lillian M. Davis

Lillian M. Davis, 85, died May 8, 2018.

Funeral services are Saturday, May 12 at the Strickin-King Funeral Chapel with Rev. Lewis Kalil and Rev. Clint Ritchie officiating. Burial will follow at the Shelby Family Cemetery in Stringer.

Mrs. Davis was born Dec. 24, 1938 in Stringer to Walter and Lilly Royale McAlpin. She was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church.

She served for 25 years at First United Methodist Daycare, where she was affectionately known as “Lili.” She also served as a teacher’s assistant at Webster Elementary for 12 years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William Bryant Davis.

Survivors include two sons, Walter Van Davis of Marietta, Ga. and Larry Bryant Davis of Yazoo City; a granddaughter, Mary Abigail Davis of Birmingham, Ala.; and a sister, Nettie Pratt of New York.

Serving as pallbearers are Bill Stampley, Val Gene Horton, Wayne Lampley and Ricky Ruffin.