Davis, Marie Mattingly
Birth: Friday, April 20, 1917 in Beauvue, Maryland
Residence: Helen, Maryland
Death: Tuesday, March 01, 2016 at the age of 98
Laid to Rest: Monday, March 07, 2016 in the Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, Maryland
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Marie Mattingly Davis (Aunt Ree) 98, of Helen, MD passed away on March 1, 2016 in Leonardtown, MD. Born on April 20, 1917 in Beauvue, MD she was the daughter of the late Nettye Wise Mattingley and Andrew Johnson Mattingly.
Marie was the loving wife of the late Benjamin Lee Davis whom she married on January 31, 1942 and who preceded her in death on January 31, 1983. Marie is survived by her niece Ann Bond Combs and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her siblings: Marguerite M. Bond; James Virgil Mattingly; Benedict Andrew (Jack) Mattingly; and Mary M. (Biggie) Connelly.
Marie was a lifelong resident of St. Mary's County, MD. She graduated from St. Mary's Academy in 1937, and was a seamstress for Leonardtown Fashion Center and Janice's. Marie's hobbies included quilting, sewing, gardening and word search puzzles.
The family will receive friends on Monday, March 7, 2016 from 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM in St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Morganza, MD. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10:30 AM with Father Keith Woods officiating. Interment will follow in Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, MD.
Pallbearers will be: James Virgil Mattingly, Jr; James Neal Robrecht, Jr; John Andrew Mattingly, Jr.; William Ford Connelly, III; Richard Louis Curry; and William Lemar Phillips. Honorary Pallbearers will be: Andrew Ford Connelly; Stephen Douglas Wilson; and Cecil (Shorty) St. Clair, Jr. Arrangements provided by Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home.