Mary Pauline Davis, 89, - Spencer

Mary Pauline Davis, 89, of Spencer, West Virginia, died Friday, July 8, 2011 in Ripley WV, at the home of her son.

She was born March 5, 1922 at Oka, Calhoun County, a daughter of the late Ben and Rosa Sharp Cottrill.

She was a member of the Bethel United Methodist Church and the Senior Citizens of Reedy and Spencer. Mary was a retired employee of the former Kellwood Company in Spencer.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her sisters, Doe, Vera, and Eva; her brother, Walter; her first husband, Jack Bartlett; her second husband, Jack Davis; and a daughter, Alice Kay O'Brien.

She is survived by her son, Chip Davis of Ripley; grandson, "Little Donnie" O'Brien and his wife Shelly of Spencer; granddaughter, Jessica Bowen of Fairplain WV; and a brother, Harold Cottrill of Spencer. Mary also leaves behind a very special friend and companion, her dog "Buddy".

Funeral services will be conducted Monday, July 11, at 1:00 p.m. at the John H. Taylor Funeral Home, Spencer, with Rev. Larry Jones officiating. Burial will be in the Eventide Cemetery, Spencer.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 6:00-8:00 p.m. on Sunday.

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