It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Mary Ellen Davis, our loving Mother, on Saturday, September 4, 2021. She left us peacefully at her daughter’s home in West Columbia, S.C. She was 83 years old.
She was born on November 1, 1937 in the small town of Watertown, Ohio to Walter and Emma Blaker. She was lovingly raised by her Uncle and Aunt, Lou and Beryl Baker that preceded her in death.
She was married to William E. Davis of Marietta, Ohio for several years and together they had three children, Tamera (Ben) Williams, Charles (Cindy) Davis and Diana Allen.
Mary worked in various positions in hotel and restaurant management throughout her life including Holiday Inn, and Denny’s restaurants. She worked and lived in several large cities including Indianapolis, Albuquerque, and Phoenix. She also worked and retired from Meijer Stores.
Mary loved to plant and had many beautiful flowers around her patio in Indianapolis. She had a passion for pets and loved and cared for many cats, dogs, and even a few horses. She also kept bird feeders and had a special interest in hummingbirds.
Dear sister of Betty Davis and John Jenkins that have preceded her in death and of Carol and Donnie Jenkins.
Loving Grandmother of Christopher and David Royer, Samantha Allen, and Tyler A. Davis.
Great Grandmother of Joshua and Amy Royer, Brian Lacy (deceased) and Ramona Royer (expected).
A funeral service will be conducted on Thursday, September 9, 2021 at 2:00pm at Jessen Funeral Home ~ Whiteland Chapel with visitation from 12:00pm until the funeral hour. Mary will be laid to rest at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Greenwood, Indiana.
Arrangements are entrusted to Jessen Funeral Homes & Crematory ~ Whiteland Chapel.
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