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Shirley Mae Davis

December 18, 1941 — July 19, 2018

Shirley Davis was born December 18, 1941 in El Dorado, Arkansas to Donnie Lee Davis and Tom Davis. She united at an early age with DeMascus Baptist Church in Village, Arkansas.

She is preceded in death by her daughters; Lois McIntyre and Ruthell Davis; brothers, Lewis Davis and Hosea Davis; and two grandchildren, Erica Sweeney and Reginald Robinson.

She leaves to cherish her precious memories her children: Shirley Oliver, Alvin Nelson, Calvin Nelson, Charlene Robinson and Marilyn Alexander; her siblings, Jessie Davis, Shug Davis, Maggie Carlisle, Mary Ann Holmes, Bobby Jean Phillips, and Ora Kelly; twenty-eight grandchildren, Shunta Oliver, Shanon Hanks, Steven Oliver, Sylvia Oliver, Sheniqua Oliver, Sherbrecia Johnson, Wyonna Davis, Michael Davis, Yolanda Johnson, Latoya Sterns, Ronald Davis, Sabrina Nelson, Damien Sweeney, Calviona Nelson, Diamond Nelson, Tephanie Curley, Gina Williams, Tymaine Lewis, Keenan Lewis, Anntanekia Reedy, Tirhonda Gonzalez, Samuel Johnson, Kesha Robinson, Keldrick Robinson, Roderick Robinson, Sitonia Alexander, Sitnique Alexander and Malaya Nelson.

Public visitation will be Friday, July 27, 2018 11-4 pm at Sims Mortuary. Funeral Services will be Saturday, July 28, 2018 2:30 pm at Sims Mortuary. Interment will be at Morning Star Cemetery under the direction of Sims Mortuary. Sign the guestbook online at

Active pallbearers will be Alvin Nelson, Calvin Nelson, Steven Oliver, Michael Dunn, Andre Ford and Samuel Johnson. Honorary pallbearers will be Gerald Davis, Michael Kelly, Gary Davis, Orlando Johnson, Ricky Hanks and Juan Jones.

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