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Audrey Davis

New Church - Audrey Grace Miller Davis, 86, of New Church, wife of the late Willie A. Davis, Jr., passed away October 24, 2018 at Anchorage Healthcare Center in Salisbury, MD.

Born on January 6, 1932 in Withams, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Louise Taylor Miller. Audrey was a homemaker and a member of the Old School Baptist Church in Snow Hill. She was also a member of the Bay Country Rose Society. She was an amazing Mom and Mom-Mom who never met a stranger and had the heart of an angel. Her family was her most prized possession and her famous Davis' chicken salad recipe helped to raise tens of thousands of dollars for organizations on the Eastern Shore. Her true and sincere kindness was known by all who ever met her.

Audrey is survived by four children, Patricia Davis of New Church, Beth Sharpley and husband, John of New Church, Bill Davis and wife, Connie of New Church and Tom Davis and wife, Cherron of New Church; a brother, Bobby Miller and wife, Betty Jean of Pocomoke City, MD; nine grandchildren, Elaine McNure and husband, Moe, Elizabeth Powell and husband, Ryan, Tommy Davis and wife, Meredith, Ashley Davis, Benjamin Davis and wife, Valyn, Cordie Lee Davis, Katie Moreland and husband, Kevin, Jonathan Sharpley, and Sarah Derrickson and husband, Kyle; and 14 great-grandchildren, Taylor, Payton and Harley McNure, Abigail Taylor, Madison and Ella Powell, Ava Davis, Audrey, Ty, Willie and Colby Davis, Landon and Parker Moreland and Gunner Derrickson, and several nieces and nephews.

Other than her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Lou Miller Justice and husband, Jimmy of Wattsville, VA.

A funeral service will be conducted Sunday October 28, 2018 at 4:00 PM from the graveside of the Nelson Cemetery, New Church with Elder Bob Lackey officiating.

Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to Holly Grove Christian School, 7317 Mennonite Church Road, Westover, MD 21871, the Bay County Rose Society, c/o Beulah Benneville, 2401 St. Lukes Road, Salilsbury, MD 21804 or the Eastern Shore Madrigal Singers, c/o Sherry Kleckner, 7455 Jusice Farm Lane, Wallops Island, VA 23415.

Arrangements are by the Thornton Funeral Home in Parksley, VA.

To sign the guest book online, visit: www.thorntonfuneralhome.net.
Published in The Daily Times from Oct. 27 to Oct. 31, 2018
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