Shirley York Davis

Nixon Chapel

Mrs. Shirley York Davis, 83, of the Nixon Chapel Community died Monday, July 1, 2019 at Marshall Medical Center South.

Service will be today Saturday, July 6, 2019, at two o’clock p.m. in the chapel of McRae Funeral Home with interment to follow in the Nixon Chapel Cemetery. Bro. Ozzie Fowler and Bro. Glendale Davis will be officiating.

Mrs. Davis was born in Nixon Chapel, Alabama on Dec. 28, 1935 to Hugh Graden and Laura Annis Dean York. She was retired from Arrow Shirt Manufacturing. She was a life-long member of the Nixon Chapel United Methodist Church. Since 1985 she has been a member of both the Guntersville and Boaz Ladies Auxiliary of the VFW. She served a combined total of 16 ½ years as president of the two posts. She was also a member of the district post and served as its president for one year.

Mrs. Davis is survived by her husband, Eugene R. “Gene” Davis of Nixon Chapel; son and daughter-in-Law, Stephen and Karen Rogers of Guntersville; daughter and son-in-law, Lauren and Alan Perry of Boaz; step-children, Caroll Davis, Denis and Ladonna Davis, Christopher and Margo Davis, Virginia and Phillip Prater and Elisabeth and John Demedicis; 12 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren;

Sister; Deanna Mozley of Nixon Chapel. She was preceded in death by her parents: Hugh and Laura “Lollie” York; sister: Wanda Thomas; grandson: Adam Davis.

Pallbearers will be David Gable, Robert Gable, Nathan Perry, Jakob Demedicis, Tanner Demedicis, Bentlee Davis and Nick Prater.

Mary Lou McMurray


Mary Lou McMurray, 89, of Geraldine, passed away Tuesday, July 2, 2019.

Her funeral service will be 4 p.m. Sunday, July 7, 2019 at Albertville Memorial Chapel. Interment will follow at DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Mike Chandller, Kristopher Kelly and Rev. Wayne Tarvin will be officiating. 

Visitation will be Sunday from 2-4 p.m. before the service.

Mrs. McMurray is survived by her daughter, Linda (Steven) Kelly; son, Steve (Jan) McMurray; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.

Albertville Memorial Chapel is directing.


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