Betty Davis

TUPELO – Betty Sue Davis, 69, died Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. She was born June 26, 1944, in Houston to Johnny Ardell Martin and Mamie Lee Wheeler Martin. She was an office manager for Roy Foster Furniture Company.

Services are 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, at Houston Funeral Home in Houston with Rev. Frankie Martin officiating. Burial will follow at Chickasaw Memorial Gardens in Houston. Houston Funeral Home of Houston is in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include her husband, Vernon O’Dell Davis of Tupelo; her daughter, Janet Sue Davis of Cleveland, Ohio; her sister, Carolyn Pappas of Okolona; her brother, Johnny and Bobbie Martin of Houston; her nephews, Billy Martin, Mike Jones and David Martin; and her nieces, Shirley Martin, Candy Davis and Kathy Paden.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and her son, Johnny O’Dell Davis.

Pallbearers are Billy Martin, Carl Ward, Edward Martin, Cody Turman, Mike Jones and Rufus Martin.

Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Friends and family may sign the online register book at

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