Pauline “Polly” Davis, 74, of Jackson, passed away Saturday evening, August 20, 2016 at her home. She gained her angel wings while being surrounded by her family.

She was born August 28, 1941, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of John Henry and Lula Ruth Stovall Finney.  She leaves behind the love of her life, Henry Davis, to whom she had been married for 55 years.

Polly was a charter member of Trinity Grace Chapel in Jackson where she was active in the church and the youth ministry.

She was a loving person who led a beautiful Christian life that will continually influence the lives of all who knew her.

Polly will be greatly missed, although her memory will forever be cherished in the lives of her husband, Henry, of Jackson; her children, Scott (Lesa) Davis of Salem, Missouri, Marilyn Wages of Jackson, Samuel (Stephanie) Davis of Paducah, and Michael Davis of Potosi, Missouri; her grandchildren, Justin (Jamie) Wages, Bradley (Gillian) Davis, Chris (Eryn) Davis, Jessica Wages, Tyler (Elizabeth) Davis, Trenton (Amanda) Davis, Jared Wages, Keshia (Scott) Davis Hitchings, Bethany (Garrett) Davis Compton, Nicole (Randy) Bryson Rhodes; ten great-grandchildren, Julianna, Tayton, Johnathon, Tristan, Logan, Scarlett, Raegan, Joshua, Parker, and Boston; a sister, Cynthia Mooney of Dix, Illinois;  and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, John Mark Finney.

The visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at the chapel of McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.

The funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, August 24, 2016 with the Rev. Bradley Davis officiating.

Interment will be in Cape County Memorial Park Cemetery in Cape Girardeau.

The family suggests that memorials be made to the family, c/o Henry Davis.

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  1. Diana Russell

    Polly Davis is a bright sunshiny memory for the Russells! We loved her sweet spirit and her open, welcoming home and her contagious laugh and our friendship that spanned many years! Our hearts are broken with the family ~ she will be greatly missed by everyone who knew her. Love, Mark & Diana Russell

  2. Elzena Simmons

    Just wanted you to know you are in my prayers! Your mom was a great woman of God who always was laughing & fun to be around! She always made me feel welcome & at home! Sorry I wasn’t able to come to her visitation tonight, I just found out she had passed. Love & prayers, Elzena Bradshaw Simmons

  3. Dear Henry and family,
    We just got back in town and I saw in the paper Polly’s “Home Going”.
    We were in the Amway business with you many years ago and I would occasionally see Polly around town. She had such a wonderful sweet, happy spirit. You have our deepest sympathy.

  4. Phyllis Ragsdale

    My condolence for the loss of your dear loved one. Pauline was a very special lady. I always enjoyed working and being with her. What a great testimony she lived. May you find encouragement you will once again join her. My prayers to the family.

  5. Pam Stracener

    I was very sad when I heard the news that Polly had passed away. I had just been thinking about her a lot before I heard this. I tried to contact her and was not able to. I have wonderful memories of Sis Davis at MO camp. She was always so friendly and she just took me in as a MO young person even though I was just visiting my family.
    You all had an amazing wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Sis Davis will always have a very special place in my heart. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
    Pam Stracener (Kingston TN)

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