Mary O’Connell

Published 1:43 pm Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Funeral services were held Wednesday, November 2, 2016, at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Bassfield, for Mrs. Mary O’Connell who passed away October 29, 2016, at Hospice Ministries in Richland, MS. Interment followed in St. James Cemetery.  Saulters Moore Funeral Home of Prentiss handled all arrangements.

Father Peter Kmiecik officiated.  Pallbearers were: Patrick Davis, Tucker Davis, Brian Davis, Matthew Berke, Colby Verdun and Tyler Davis.

Mary O’Connell was born on October 27, 1926 to Obe Schillings and Elvina Lavoy Schillings. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church.

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She is survived by her sons, Greg Davis (Jan) of Sugar Land, Texas and Bert Davis (Karen) of Sanibel Island, Florida; her step daughters, Diane Hazard (Wyatt) and Donna Knight (Terrell) both of Jackson; four grandchildren, Patrick Davis, Tucker Davis, Brian Davis and Matthew Berke; five step-grandchildren, Katie, Sarah, Connell, Kirk and Lucy Tucker; two great-grandchildren, Grayson and Finley Davis.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her first husband, Pat Davis; second husband, Bill Prince; third husband, Johnny O’Connell and three brothers, Fletcher  Schilling, Johnny Schilling and Harry Schilling.

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