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Maggie Davis

December 29, 1925 — July 30, 2021

Mary "Maggie" Leen Dockery Davis

Born December 29, 1925, She was a native of Cherokee County and the daughter of the late Columbus "Whitcom" and Eva (Crowder) Dockery. Maggie was a homemaker and had babysat for several families in the area. She was preceded in death by her husband, Loren Dale Davis, who died on November 13, 2018; a grandson, Jamie Calvin Davis; grandson-in-law, Donald Palmer; her brothers, Arie, Verlon, Oscar, Glen, Ralph, and Ervin Dockery; and her sisters, Vennah Sneed, Lexie Floyd, Nola Cook, Alma Pack, Claudia Stowe, and Minnie Hensley.

She is survived by three daughters, Jonnie (Tobe) Davis, Opal (Ab) Radford, and Debbie (Steve) McDonald, all of the Murphy area; seven grandkids, Dedra Davis, Sandy Ledford, Brian Davis, Tracy Palmer, Tim Radford, Adam Radford, and Robin Anderson. Also, sharing in her legacy are 14 great-grandkids, Corey Baker, Alyson Palmer, Adria Jones, Gavin Davis, Elijah Davis, Luke Davis, Kaitlyn Davis, Kaiden Davis, Toby Davis, Mason Radford, Amelia Radford, Jonah Graves, Tyler Anderson, and Diana Rose Anderson.

Maggie's hobbies were working in her garden, flowers, and sewing. She also loved her family, her Church, her dog, and her bees. Maggie was a member of the Boiling Springs Baptist Church. She was a great wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.

Graveside services will be held at 3 PM on Wednesday, August 4, 2021 at Hanging Dog Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Eddis Dockery officiating. Special music will be presented by Donna Cook. Family and friends are invited for food and fellowship at Maggie's home following the service. Gentlemen selected to serve as pallbearers are: Corey Baker, Tim Radford, Steve McDonald, Brian Davis, Jim Anderson, and Loren Jones.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Hanging Dog Baptist Church Cemetery Fund: Upper Section, 3522 Hanging Dog Rd., Murphy, NC 28906.

Arrangements entrusted to Cochran Funeral Home of Murphy
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Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Starts at 3:00 pm

Hanging Dog Baptist Church Cemetery

3522 Hanging Dog Rd, Murphy, NC 28906

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