Starkville Daily News
Dr. Taryn F. Brown
F. Brown, 57, of Starkville,
MS, passed away on
2023 at her residence in
Funeral service will be Wednesday, March 15, 2023, at Griffin Chapel United Methodist Church in Starkville, MS at 11:00 A.M. The final resting place will be at Memorial Garden Park Cemetery in Starkville, MS.
Public visitation will be Tuesday, March 14, 2023 from 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. at Hairston & Hairston Funeral Homes - Starkville.
Hairston & Hairston Funeral Homes - Starkville - in charge of the arrangements.
Marjorie Lou Mcnamara Davis, age 95, passed peacefully the morning of Saturday, March 11, 2023, at Montgomery Gardens in Starkville, MS. Mrs. Davis was born in Greenville, TX on October 3, 1927. She was preceded in death by her parents, Marjorie and Homer Mcnamara, brother Homer Charles “Mac” Mcnamara, Jr., husband Frank E. Davis, and son Charles “Chuck” Davis.
Mrs. Davis attended
Leland High School and graduated from Mississippi University for Women with a bachelor's degree in biology. She and Frank were married December 27, 1949, at Leland Presbyterian Church. She taught at Nettleton School District then Grenada Public School district before retiring to travel with her loving husband, visiting all 48 conterminous states.
A devoted follower of Jesus Christ, Mrs. Davis was a longtime member of Grace Presbyterian Church in Grenada. She selflessly contributed to and volunteered her time to many community organizations over the years, including Daughters of the American Revolution and Palmer Home for Children.
Mrs. Davis is survived by her son, Richard “Dick” Davis of Starkville (and fiancé Melissa Swanson of Millport, AL), grandson Matthew Davis of Starkville, granddaughter Mary Catherine Brooks (and husband Nolan) of Leland, and one greatgranddaughter, Whitley Estelle Brooks of Leland.
Friends of Mrs. Davis are invited to attend visitation to be held Monday, March 13, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. at Mckibben and Guinn Funeral Service in Grenada, followed by a graveside service led by Reverend Matt Schilling at 11:00 a.m. at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Grenada.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Heart Association in her memory.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.mckibbenandguinn.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Mckibben & Guinn Funeral Service in Grenada, (662-307-2694).