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Idince M Davis

Burial Date December 27, 2020

Graveside Service

Sunday, December 27, 2020
1:00 p.m.
Hardeway M. B. Church
Michigan City, Mississippi

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Mrs. Idince M. Davis was born June 28, 1929 to Robert and Obeata McKinnie.

She confessed to Christ at an early age and joined Hardaway M. B. Church. It was her later years that she moved her membership and joined New Victory M. B. Church, where she was also a faithful and dedicated member.

On May 15, 1949, Idince married the love of her life Mr. Dock Davis, Sr. To this union eleven children were born.

Upon the calling of the Lord, Idince departed her earthly home and entered in eternal rest on December 16, 2020 at Bolivar General Hospital Bolivar, TN.

Along with her parents and husband Dock Davis, Sr.; Idince was preceded in death by her two sons: James Edward Hunt, Jr.; and Dock Davis, Jr.; two stillbirths; two sisters: Pearlie Mae Richardson, and Louise Jones; three brothers: Jack McKinnie, June McKinnie, Mack Hoyle; and four grandchildren.

Madea as she was affectionately known by so many was a homemaker and enjoyed spending time with her family. She especially loved shopping and cooking no one could get enough of her greens! Although she was sweet and gentle she was yet courageous. In her early years. She was known as the first Black Female to march in Ashland, MS during the Civil Rights Movement.

Idince’s beautiful life will be forever cherished by those she leaves behind: her daughters: Minister Obeata Golden, Delia Mae Poplar, Barbara (Richard) Murdock, Ruby (George) Hunt, Iva (William) Joy, Elvira Haddix all of Grand Junction, TN and Joann (Danny) Buggs of Michigan City, MS; sons Arthur (Mary) Davis of Grand Junction, William (Louise) Davis of Bolivar, TN. She also leaves two sisters: Fannie Murden of Memphis, TN and Lena Mae Traylor of Ashland, MS; forty-two grandchildren; one hundred and fifty great grandchildren and a host of nieces. Nephews, cousins, relatives, and friends.

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