Mary Idelle Davis: Obituary

Mary Idelle Davis

May 07, 1926 – November 06, 2018

Mary Idelle Davis, 98, of Murrayville, Lumpkin County, passed away on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville following a brief illness.

Born in Dawson County on May 7, 1920 to parents Joseph Newton and Nancy Wallace Davis, Idelle had lived most of her life in Lumpkin County. She maintained her church membership at Harmony Baptist Church in Dawson County but attended Mt. Zion Baptist Church #2 and most recently, Mt. Olive Baptist Church where she was a member of the ladie’s goodwill circle at each and helped prepare and serve many good meals. She was a retired seamstress from Babyland General.

In addition to her parents, Idelle was preceded in death by siblings, Charlie Davis and Imogene Bryan. She is survived by nieces and nephews; Judy and Chuck Gilreath, Cleveland, Alvin and Patsy Bryan, Dahlonega, Lee “Cub” and Charlotte Bryan, Dahlonega, Jerry and Barbara Bryan, Lula, Elaine Anthony, Lula. Great nieces and nephews and other relatives also survive.

Funeral services for Idelle will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, November 9, 2018 at Mt. Olive Baptist Church with Rev. Charles Buice and Rev. Freddy Bryan officiating. She will lie in state at the church beginning at 1:30. Interment will follow in the Zion Baptist Church #2 Cemetery with Rev. Johnny Shelton officiating. The family will receive friends on Thursday, November 8th from 2 until 4 p.m. and from 6 until 8 p.m. at Dahlonega Funeral Home.


Arrangements by the professional staff of Dahlonega Funeral Home, 20 Gibson Road, Dahlonega, GA 30533, (706) 864-3683.

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