She was born December 8, 1940 in Boyd, Kentucky, a daughter of the late Fred and Edna Owens Jarvis.
Mary was a dental assistant for nearly 20 years at Dr. Wayne Dunn's Office in Parkersburg. She loved gardening, flowers and especially spending time with her family.
She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Larry M. Davis; one daughter, Teresa Litton (Bob) of Mineral Wells, W.Va.; one son, Dale Davis (Missy) of Vienna; four sisters, Ruth Thompson (Richard) and Betty Haley (Allen) both of Kentucky; Sue Heist (Charles) of Florida, and Dorothy Brown (Ben) of Kentucky also; one brother, Freddie Jarvis (Kay) of Kentucky; five grandchildren, Kristy Cramlet (Brad) of Parkersburg, Eric Litton (Kayla) of Crestview, Florida, Jeremy Davis (Heather) of Parkersburg, Courtney Boso of Parkersburg and Brie Davis. Several great-great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.
Mary was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Mae Williams; two brothers, Buddy Jarvis and Carl Ray Jarvis.
Private funeral services will be held Thursday, April 4, 2013 at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home with Rev. Dr. William R. Thomas officiating. Private burial at Mt. Olivet Cemetery will follow the service.
Memorial donations may be sent to the American Cancer Society, 3901 Briscoe Rd. Parkersburg, W.Va. 26101.
Condolences may be sent to www.lamberttatman.com.