Floral 26

Lillie Mae "Grandma Mae" Davis

April 25, 1918 ~ May 25, 2020 (age 102)


LILLIE MAE DAVIS was born April 25, 1918 to Rufus Lover and Anna Pruitt Lover, both whom preceded her in death.

Lillie attended school in Easton Community and later moved to attend "The Original" Ned E. Williams School where she loved the sport of basketball and baseball - said she was pretty good at both sports.

Lillie went on to marry Billy Davis on June 5, 1937 and to this union 2 children were born, daughter Ora Mae Davis-McCraw and son Donald Gene Davis, whom also preceded her in death.

Lillie Mae moved to California but returned back to Easton, TX.

Lillie never worked outside of the home but was a babysitter to many in the Easton Community. She was a very loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin and friend.

Lillie united with Union Grove First Baptist Church at an early age where she served faithfully as an Usher until her health failed.

Lillie Mae Davis transitioned from this earthly home on May 25, 2020 at Highland Pines Facility (Longview, TX). Lillie Mae comes from a long lineage of 100's for her grandmother lived to 108; Momma Betty and her mother Anna (Panky) Lover was 103; Lillie Mae lived 102 years and 1 month to the date.

Lillie's siblings all preceded her in death T.B. Lover, Lube Lover and Ozella Smith.

Left to cherish her memories: 5 grandchildren, Wilbert Johnson Jr. (Longview, TX), Angela Renee Davis (Tatum, TX), Earl Brown (Easton, TX), Alonzo Lloyd Tillman (Dallas, TX), Bridgette Denise O'Neal (Houston, TX); love child, Desiree Cantrell (Kilgore, TX) and a host of other relatives and friends.

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May 29, 2020

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Craig Funeral Home
2001 S. Green Street
Longview, TX 75602

Graveside Service
May 30, 2020

11:00 AM
Kennedy Memorial Gardens
Main St.
Easton, TX 75691

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