Marion Fowler Davis was born on March 10, 1931 in Wayne County, TN. She was the beloved daughter of the late Lige Walker Fowler and Carrie Willie Thompson Fowler. Marion was united in holy matrimony with Malcolm Coolidge Davis on June 6, 1948, and together they shared a beautiful journey until his passing on July 25, 1997. Marion dedicated her professional life to Clifton Manufacturing Company, where she served as a line supervisor before retiring. Her devotion extended beyond her career; she was an active and cherished member of the First Presbyterian Church in Clifton, TN. Marion possessed a multitude of talents and passions. She found joy in sewing, cooking, and playing bingo. However, it was her unwavering commitment to helping others that defined her remarkable character. On August 29, 2023, Miss Davis peacefully departed this world in Waynesboro, TN at the age of 92 years, 5 months, and 19 days.
Marion leaves behind a legacy of love and compassion. She is survived by her daughter, Deborah Jane Brackett (Bruce William) of Greer, SC; a sister, Betty Jane Spoerl of Clear Water, FL; five grandchildren: William F. Brackett, Elizabeth J. Davidoff, Monica Gipson, Matthew Davis, and Micah Davis; as well as five great-grandchildren: Ben Gipson, EllieGrace Gipson, Kye Davis, Coleson Davis, and James William Davidoff.
In addition to her husband and parents Marion is preceded in death by a son, Gene Edward Davis, and a brother, Bobby Gene Fowler.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, September 10, 2023, from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Shackelford Funeral Directors in Waynesboro, TN. Another visitation will take place on Monday, September 11, 2023, from 9:00 am until the start of the service at First Presbyterian Church in Clifton, TN.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, September 11, 2023, at 10:00 am at First Presbyterian Church in Clifton, TN. Clyde Carroll and Tracy Love will officiate the service. Following the ceremony, Marion will be laid to rest at the Clifton Cemetery in Clifton, TN.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the First Presbyterian Church for the upper rooms—a heartfelt tribute that aligns with Marion's deep faith and commitment to her church community.