Lucia C. Davis, 75, of Marion, died Thursday, October 10, 2013 at Tobey Hospital in Wareham after a long and courageous battle with cancer. She was the wife of Charles R. Davis and would have celebrated their 48th wedding anniversary next month. She was surrounded with family.
Born in New Bedford, she was the daughter of the late Herbert B. & G. Mildred (Churchill) Jenkins. A resident of Bourne for many years, she graduated from Bourne High School with the class of ’55. She has been a resident of Marion for 48 years. Mrs. Davis was a former telephone operator for New England Telephone and a homemaker.
Mrs. Davis was a member of the former Marion Mother’s Club and was very involved with Cub scouts, Girls scouts, youth hockey and numerous other activities. Mrs. Davis was also member of Alden Kindred of America and was a direct descendant of John and Priscilla Alden. She also enjoyed arts and crafts, playing piano, gardening and especially loved spending time with family. Her grandchildren were a special joy.
Survivors include her husband; her children, Stephanie L. Davis, T. Scott Davis and his companion Jill Vancour, Glenn A. Davis, Charles C. Davis and his wife Jaime Reed, Mark R. Davis and his wife Jennifer and a step son Robert S. Davis and his wife Carolyn all of Marion; her brother, John Jenkins of Stuart, FL; her sister, Carol King of Altus, OK; 14 grandchildren and 1 great grandson and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister, the late Marjorie Babbitt and her brothers, the late Kenneth Jenkins and Robert Jenkins
A graveside service will be held on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013 at Evergreen Cemetery, Converse Rd., Marion at 11:00 AM. Donations in her memory may be made to Southcoast Center for Cancer Care, c/o Southcoast Health System, External Affairs, 101 Page St., New Bedford, MA 02740.
Arrangements by Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, Wareham. For directions and on-line obituary visit: www.ccgfuneralhome.com