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Sharon Carol "Sherry" (Mills) Davis


1946 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Sharon Carol "Sherry" (Mills) Davis Obituary
DENISON - Sharon "Sherry" Carol (Mills) Davis died July 6, 2018 in Denison, Texas at the age of 71 years 6 months 7 days. Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 PM, Wednesday, July11, 2018 at the Highbridge Baptist Church in the Highbridge Community with Reverend Larry Mays officiating. She will be buried at the Highbridge Cemetery, next to her son, with her grandsons and nephews serving as casket bearers.
Sherry, the youngest child of Howard and Stella (Cameron) Mills was born in the Highbridge community near Wilburton, Oklahoma on December 30, 1946. She attended the rural school of Highbridge for her elementary years, and then graduated from Wilburton High School in 1965. Sherry married Norman J. Davis, Jr. on June 25, 1965 in Poteau, Oklahoma, they were married for 53 years. She continued her education earning her Associates in Nursing in 1978, became licensed and went to work at McAlester Regional Hospital in the ICU. In 1991, they moved to Bonham, where she discovered her love for working in long term care. Sherry loved singing, spending time with her family, and taking care of people. She was a long standing member of the Highbridge Baptist Church before moving her membership to the Pilot Grove Baptist Church near Whitewright, Texas. Sherry was diagnosed with Parkinson about six years ago and fought a long courageous battle until the very end.
Sharon is preceded in death by her parents, Howard and Stella Mills; son, Leon Davis; brothers, Burl Eugene Mills, Don Howard Mills, Raymond Mills; sister, Katherine Mills Thomas; mother in law, Iva Jo Davis; brothers in law, Leonard Norton and Alfred Thomas. Survivors include her husband, Norman Davis of Whitewright, TX; sons, James Howard Davis of Stigler, OK, and Eddie Joe Davis of Whitewright, TX; grandsons, Jeremy Rosson and wife, Kara of Bonham, TX, Michael Donell Davis of Whitewright, TX, and Justin Davis or Whitewright, TX; granddaughter, Hailey Davis of Whitewright, TX; great grandchildren, Allyssa, Jacob and Brooklyn Rosson, all of Whitewright, TX; brothers, Boyd Mills and wife, June of Wilburton, OK, Hubert (Pete) Mills of Wilburton, OK; sisters, Bernice Norton of Hugoton, KS, Edna (Eddie) Mills Dugger and husband, Gary of Houston, TX; daughter in law; Sharilyn Davis of Hugo, OK; sister in law, Dorene Mills of Texarkana, TX, Hazel Davis, Marilyn LaVergne; brother in law, Leonard Davis and wife, Kathy; numerous nieces and nephews, which she loved, and each of them were her favorites. She is also survived by two very special family friends, Mary Nichter and Theresa Whitley, who has helped in taking care of her for several years.
The family would like to extend heartfelt thanks to her doctors, nurses and staff at Texoma Medical Center in Denison, Texas; Guardian Hospice in Sherman, Texas and her primary care doctors and nurses at North East Medical Home Health for all the help and support during Sherry's illness.
Published in The Herald Democrat on July 10, 2018
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