Millie Bell Davis 71 of Harrison went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, March 27, 2021 at her home. Millie was born May 17, 1949 in Harrison, the daughter of Merton Ulmont Bailey and Ester Ellen (Gilkerson) Bailey. Millie was united in marriage to Mr. Keith Myrl Davis on April 19, 1971 in Lapeer, Michigan. Mr. Davis preceded Millie in death on September 5, 2014 after forty-three years of marriage.
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Mrs. Davis had resided in Harrison her entire life. She was dedicated and active member of Community Baptist Church, Harrison for many years. Millie enjoyed vegetable and floral gardening, bird and deer feeding and watching, packing Easter Eggs for the children of her church, fishing, hunting, camping with her husband and sitting around the bonfire, working in the woods with family, making baby blankets for her grandchildren, shopping at Walraven’s Country Gardens Fruit Market for flowers, fruit and perhaps a quick visit with Tim and Deb Walraven. When Millie was in the house, she enjoyed watching televised game shows and listening to her police scanner.
Surviving Mrs. Davis are her two daughters: Teresa Booms of Harrison and Tina Davis also of Harrison, four grandchildren; Michele Price and husband Chris, Kimberlee McClure and husband Greg, Tyler Scott Booms and Katherine Poage and Julie Ann Davis, one brother, Paul Bailey of Harrison, one sister in-law, Beth Bailey of Harrison, plus many nieces, nephews, and extended family members. Mrs. Davis also was preceded in death by her parents, her twin sister, Sally McKeever, two brothers: Joseph Bailey and Merle Bailey and one step-sister, Marybelle.
Funeral services honoring Mrs. Davis will be held Thursday, April 1, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. from Stocking Funeral Home, Harrison with Pastors Ron Callen and Ed Hall officiating. Visitation will take place on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. and on Thursday, April 1, 2021 from 9:30 a.m. until time of service. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Harrison. Memorial gifts in memory of Mrs. Davis may be considered to the Davis Family. To share an online memory or condolence with Millie’s family, please visit: www.stockingfuneralhome.com. Arrangements and care of Mrs. Davis and her family are entrusted with Stocking Funeral Home, Harrison (989)539-7810.