Rita Mae Goddard Davis

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Rita Mae Goddard Davis, 81, was born September 6, 1932 in Genoa, TX to the late Thelma and Roscoe Goddard and passed away June 13, 2014 at her home in Montgomery, TX. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 62, years, Albert Davis, her parents, and brother, Younger Goddard from Houston, TX. She is survived by her daughter, Rosalyn Bratcher Maxwell and husband Jimmie Maxwell of Montgomery, TX, her sons, Gary Davis and companion Sandi Massey of Montgomery, TX, and Glenn Davis and wife Nancy of Lufkin, Texas. Also surviving are her grandchildren, Tim Bratcher of New Braunfels, TX, Hal Davis and wife Lisa of Lufkin, TX, Josh Davis and wife Robyn of Phoenix, AZ, Tara Key and husband Scott of Justin, TX and Abby Isabelle and husband Jason of Columbia, MO, and five great-grandsons.

Rita grew up in the Manchester area of Houston and lived in the Houston area her entire life. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and businesswoman. She owned and operated A-1 Lee Oil in LaPorte, Texas for 28 years. After selling her business, she and Albert retired to their home on Lake Conroe. Rita loved her family and enjoyed having family members gather in her home for fun lake weekends, special events and holidays.

The family would like to pay special tribute to Rita's beloved caregivers, Tammie Reagan, Mary Moore and April Jones. You ladies have been "angels on earth" and provided excellent, loving care for Rita and she loved each of you. Also, the family wishes to thank the staff from Gentiva Odyssey Hospice who participated in Rita's care.

Funeral services are scheduled at 10:00 AM, Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at Metcalf Funeral Directors, Conroe, Texas with the Reverend Cary Smith officiating. Interment will follow at Brookside Memorial Cemetery. Pallbearers are Hal Davis, Josh Davis, Tim Bratcher, Jason Isabelle, Scott Key and Matt Massey. Honorary pallbearers are her great grandsons, Andrew Davis, Noah Key, Jonah Key and Micah Key. The family will receive visitors from 5:00 PM to 7:00PM on Monday, June 16, 2014 at Metcalf Funeral Home.


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Published on yourconroenews.com from June 14 to June 27, 2014
Arrangements under the direction of:
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1801 East White Oak Terrace | Conroe, TX 77304 | (936) 756-3311
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