Mildred Agnes Davis (nee Halbert) of St. Louis, Missouri was born on Tuesday, March 31, 1936 in Cherryville, Missouri to Thurston and Lillie “Nettie” Arnetta Murry Halbert and passed away on Wednesday, March 10, at the age of 84 years, 11 months and 10 days.
Mildred had accepted the Lord as a young girl at Cherryville Baptist Church. She and her family would listen to the Grand Ole Opry every Saturday. She graduated from Cherryville High School in 1954.
Mildred married Max Audell Davis of Davisville, Missouri on December 3, 1955 at the Davisville Assembly of God Church.
They moved to St. Louis, Missouri where she worked outside the home until having children. As a homemaker, Mildred enjoyed canning, embroidery, sewing and baking. Mildred loved snow and going sledding with her children. She was a volunteer Red Cross nurse for the elementary school when her children were in school.
After her children were grown, she started working in a daycare as a cook and also tended to children. After which she went to nursing school and started working in a nursing home and residential home. She also had helped in the church nursery and taught a children’s Sunday School class. Mildred enjoyed decorating for the holidays and reading. She loved tending to her flowers.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Thurston and “Nettie” Halbert; husband, Max Davis; infant daughter, Marilyn A. Davis; infant sister, Juanita Halbert; brothers-in-law, Louis (Agnes) Davis, Jack “William” (Ina) Davis, Gilbert Davis, Glen (Virginia) Davis, Eugene Davis and infant Lytle Davis; sisters-in-law, Hilma (Treff) Adams, JoAnn Crabtree, Hazel (Ray) Gibbs, Nerene (Bruce) McGlasson; and son-in-law, Gerhard “Jerry” Koch.
She is survived by her children, Rev. Michael (Catherine) Davis of Tyler, Texas, Melanie Koch of St. Peters, Missouri and Mitchell (Paula) Davis of Catawissa, Missouri; brother, Junior (Carol) Halbert of Davisville, Missouri; brother-in-law, Bob Crabtree of Bourbon, Missouri; sister-in-law, Ina Davis of Steelville, Missouri; grandchildren, Melissa Davis, Christopher (Melody) Davis, Jonathan (Marlee) Davis and Rebecca (Kenny) Beauchaine, Brittni (Jordan) Young, Krista (Dakota) Henderson, Brandie (Jeremy) Mahan and Kourtney Larson; great grandchildren, Navy, Cason, Lucas and Everleigh and Gabriel, Josiah, Jonathan, Rosalie, Ethan, Vivian and Joey; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Monday, March 15, 2021 at the Hutson Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.
Funeral service was held at 1 p.m. on Monday, March 15, 2021 at the Hutson Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri with Rev. Elmer Wilson and Rev. Paul Gibbs officiating.
Burial was at the Davisville Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of the Hutson Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.