Pearl Mae Davis, 92, of Hartly, Del., passed away Saturday, April 26, 2008, at Kent General Hospital in Dover, Del. A homemaker, she loved to cook, loved Emeril Lagasse recipes, loved to laugh and dance. She was a very happy person who will be greatly missed. She lived for her grandkids and had the cleanest house ever kept.
Davis was preceded in death by her parents, Samuel and Martha E. Jackson Thompson; a daughter, Delphine Davis; and several siblings. She is survived by a son, Alonzo F. Davis of Hartly; a daughter, Marguerette H. Gardner of Hartly; a son-in-law, Tyrone Gardner of Clayton, Del.; two step-daughters, Betty Coleman of Hartly and Carol Lee Hall of Florida; a brother, Howdy Thompson of Millsboro, Del.; a sister-in-law, Bertha Thompson of Millsboro; her two dearest friends, Margaret Henson and Phoebe Martin; four grandchildren, Dwayne Davis and his wife, Sharon, Darlene Cunningham and her husband, Val, Neville Coleman, and Patrick Britt and his wife, Nicole; four great-grandchildren, Shawn Jack and his wife, Becky, Chenitra Jack, Valentino Cunningham, and Kirsten Davis; three great-great-grandchildren, Davonte Adams, Savanna Jack and Darius Jack; a host of nieces and nephews; and many friends.
Funeral services will be held Friday, May 2, 2008, at the Watson Funeral Home, 211 S. Washington Street, Millsboro, Del., where friends may call one hour before the service. Interment will be in the Harmony U.M. Church Cemetery, near Millsboro.