Martha  Davis

Mrs. Martha Jean Hopper Davis, age 73, of Silver Creek, GA, passed away on Tuesday, November 23, 2021, at a local hospital. Mrs. Davis was born in Greenville, KY on November 8, 1948, daughter of the late Urey Alvin Hopper and the late Henrietta Jones Hopper. She attended school in Princeton, KY and shortly after graduating came to Rome to attend Berry College. She was a Dana Scholar and graduated in 1971. She was employed by Berry College for a few years and later was employed in the Floyd County Tax Office for 10 years until she and Wayne moved to Cincinnati, OH, where she was employed at Health Alliance, orchestrating computer change over to accept Y2K at the main Cincinnati Hospital. Later she worked at the World Headquarters of Proctor & Gamble Corporation until her retirement in 2013. Mrs. Davis loved having a good time traveling in their RV, and square dancing with the Western Promenaders, attending many conferences and national conventions. She took up quilting and made many quilts to give to friends and the Cancer Center. She was a member of the Fellowship Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her stepson, Mark Davis, and by 2 sisters, Delores Hopper and Beverly Cummins. Survivors include her husband of 29 years, Wayne Davis; a daughter, Yvonne "Michelle" Davis Shanahan; a stepson, Michael Wayne Davis; 2 sisters, Linda Webb and Dennis Lewis, both of Princeton, KY; her grandchildren, Logan Shanahan, Anwyn Shanahan and Brandon Davis; nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, November 28, 2021, at 2pm in the Chapel at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel. The Rev. Dr. Stanley Smith will officiate. Interment will follow in Rome Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, on Sunday from 1pm until time for the services. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society, 1825 Barrett Lakes Blvd., Kennesaw, GA 30144 or St. Jude Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959. Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, has charge of the funeral arrangements.

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