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Shirley Davis

Date of Birth: 09/19/1939
Date of Death: 12/15/2017

Shirley Mae Davis, 78, a native of Thibodaux and a resident of Raceland, peacefully departed this life on Friday, December 15, 2017.

Visiting will be held on Saturday, December 23, 2017 from 8am until the hour of service at 11am at St. Mathews Missionary Baptist Church in Raceland. Burial in Lockport Cemetery.

She leaves to cherish her memories, her beloved husband, Percy Davis; sons, James Davis, Jessie Thomas, Jr. Randy Thomas (Lashanda), Calvin Davis (Evandeline), Ronald Dwayne Celestine; daughter, Brenda Thomas; sisters, Ella Mae Guillard (Alex) and Cora Murphy (Mack); devoted niece Kiendra Harris and devoted granddaughter, Laketia Thomas; 23 grandchildren, 6 Great Grandchildren, 8 God children and a host of other relative and friends.

Preceded in death by her parents, Irvin and Essie Jackson; daughter, Patricia McDonald; brother, George Bibs and sister, Mary Louise Thomas.

Kennedy Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements

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Amanda and David Bergeron and Family (01/20/2018 8:31 am)

Praying For Your Strength With Love

Alma (01/03/2018 4:26 am)

Rest well my friend! Prayers of strength for the beautiful family she left to rejoice in her home going!

Philip Hood (12/31/2017 11:21 pm)

To Percy and Calvin and the rest of the Davis family, my deepest sympathy and you are in our prayers. Being from Lockport, I remember your beloved Shirley Mae very well. May the God of all comfort, bring the family thru this okay. Remember to take it one day at a time. May you also find comfort in the fond memories that you have of her. Once again, sorry for your loss.

Terri holliday (12/21/2017 12:30 pm)

To my family may God continue to bless us and give peace Aunt Shirley was a very sweet and bright woman and could talk up a storm we gonna miss her dearly. James & Calvin you have to step up and take care of my uncle your dad Percy Davis as ask God to give you strength during this time of sadness.love you guy's keep your head up high and hold on to God unchanging hand

Bessie Banks Ford (12/21/2017 10:33 am)

Auntie you the nicest person anyone can talk to. Come she you always laugh ❤️❤️ RIP

Burns Family (12/20/2017 4:54 pm)

We are going to miss you neighbor! Rest in Jesus’s arms!

Wanza Holliday Bell (12/20/2017 10:32 am)

My family I send my sincere sympathy and condolences to you Uncle Percy and your family. I Love you all n you all will continue to be in my thoughts, heart, and Prayers.

Dell m. Bibs (12/19/2017 5:22 pm)

Rest on aunt Sherily mae tell grandparents hi tell my daddy I miss him.