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Mary N. Poe Davis

Obituary for Mary N. Poe Davis

August 28, 1940 - February 22, 2021
Owensboro, Kentucky | Age 80


Mary Poe Davis, 80, of Owensboro, passed away Monday, February 22, 2021 at her home. She was born in Honey Grove, Kentucky to the late Edgar Allen and Charlie Pearl Poe.

Mary was a devoted mother and homemaker, but also retired from Owensboro Public School System where she had been a cook for nearly thirty years. She was a member of Cross Pointe Baptist Church. Mary was a hard-working lady who will be dearly missed by many.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph G. Davis and a brother, Lonnie Wayne Poe.

Mrs. Davis is survived by her children, Betty Boyd and Chuck Davis, Jr., both of Philpot; three grandchildren, Matt Boyd (Emileigh) of Owensboro, Amber Ollis (Dakota) of Owensboro and Ashley Verando of Ivesdale, IL; eight great-grandchildren; sister, Mabel Jean Downey (Jerry); a brother, Thomas Ray Poe (Bridget) of Columbus, Georgia; and several nieces and nephews.

Public visitation will be Friday, February 26 from 11:00 AM until 1:30 PM at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory. A service with limited attendance will be held. Burial will be at Mater Dolorosa Cemetery.

The number of those attending the visitation or service for Mrs. Davis shall be within current health and safety directives. Family and friends shall wear appropriate personal protective masks and enter the doors under the canopy on the Triplett Street side of the building.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl, Memphis, TN 38105.

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Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road
Owensboro, KY 42303
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