Services will be at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, March 21, 2017, in First Street Church with Chauncey Spencer officiating. Burial will be in Dumas Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors of Dumas, 500 N. Maddox Ave.
Marie was born on October 7, 1936 in Milliken, Colorado to Roger and Gladys Batts. She taught school for over 30 years for the Dumas School District. She then owned and operated Mee Maw Ree’s children’s clothing store for several years. She loved to play bridge, fish, and travel with her husband. Her grandchildren and great grandchildren were her greatest joy. She was a member of First Street Church of Christ.
Marie married Gene Davis on Feb. 26, 1955, in Fort Worth. He preceded her in death on March 8, 2017.
She was also preceded in death by a son, James Davis in 1976 and a sister, Cora Shaw.
Survivors include a son, David Davis, of Rochester; a daughter, Lisa Owens and husband Larry, of Amarillo; a brother, James Batts of Pueblo, Co; two sisters, Glenda Day of Ok. City, Ok. and Deloris “Lorse” Stout of Elmore City, Ok.; five grandchildren, Diane Edmondson, Stephen Aplin, Megan Jeter, Jacob Davis and Dalton Davis; and six great-grandchildren, Jacob Porter, Cheyenne Aplin, Logan Edmondson, Damien Jennings, Cristian Jeter and Mercedes Aplin.
The family will receive friends from 5 pm to 6 pm, Monday, March 20, 2017 at Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home, 500 N. Maddox Ave.
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