Funeral services were held Monday, September 28, 2015, at Oak Grove MB Church of Monticello, for Mrs. Lauree Davis, age 89, who died Tuesday, September 22, at her residence. Rev. Larry Daniels, officiated with interment following in the church cemetery. Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Lauree M. Davis was born August 13, 1926, in Lawrence County to the late William and Vertie Bell Martin. She lived in New Orleans for 55 years. She went to Lawrence County Trading School. She did domestic work and was a homemaker. She was married to the late Elon Davis.
She is survived by son, John Longo (Susanna); grandchildren, John, Jr., Monica, Nathaniel, Mark, Adrain of New York, originally New Orleans, LA; three goddaughters, Octavia McBride of Selma, AL, Carol Moye of Monticello, MS, Jeanette Brown of Detroit, MI; one godson, Jerome Brown of Detroit, MI; and one aunt, Dora Hall. She was also the godmother of Alvin Peyton, Brittany Peyton, Brianna Peyton and Brandi Peyton.