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Mary Frances Davis

August 28, 1932 ~ December 20, 2021 (age 89)


Mary Frances Davis, 89, of Flemingsburg, passed away early Monday, December 20, 2021, at her residence.  She was the widow of Colburn “Coby” Davis.

Born in Fleming County on August 28, 1932, she was the daughter of the late W. W. Ishmael and the late Viola Rice Ishmael.

Mary was a homemaker who had worked at Colgan’s Restaurant, the sewing factory in Flemingsburg, and U. S. Shoe.  She was a longtime member of the Tilton Methodist Church.

She is survived by her daughter, Joyce Dryden; her two grandchildren, Austin (Abby) Davis and Lea (Timmy) Gayheart; and her four great-grandchildren, Paisley Ray Gayheart, Oaklee Ann Gayheart, Copelan Gayheart, and Coby Davis.  She is also survived by her nephew, Bill (Angie) Faris; her niece, Kathy Faris; two great-nieces, Rebecca Faris, Amy Conley; and her great-nephew, Joe Faris.

In addition to her husband Coby and her parents, Mary was preceded in death by her son, Ricky Davis; her half-brother, Douglas Faris, and his wife, Pauline.

The funeral service will begin at 1 p.m., Wednesday, December 22, 2021, at Boone-Nickell Funeral Home with Rev. Jerry Boling and  Bro. Greg Tucker officiating.

Mary will be laid to rest in Elizaville Cemetery.

Visitation will be 11 a.m., until the hour of service at 1 p.m., Wednesday, at Boone-Nickell. 

All in attendance are strongly encouraged to wear face masks and to observe social distancing.

Friends may offer online condolences at www.boonenickellfuneralhome.com

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December 22, 2021

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Boone-Nickell Funeral Home
150 W. Water Street
Flemingsburg, KY 41041

Funeral Service
December 23, 2021

1:00 PM
Boone-Nickell Funeral Home
150 W. Water Street
Flemingsburg, KY 41041

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