Helen Valentine Davis
Funeral services for Helen Valentine Davis will be at 2:30 P.M. , on Saturday, April 12, 2014 at Newton County Funeral Home - South in Newton with Dr. John Cash officiating. Burial will be in Pine Bluff Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5:30 P.M. - 8:30 P.M. at Newton County Funeral Home - South on Friday, April 11, 2014.
Mrs. Davis, 77 of Newton, died Thursday, April 10, 2014 at her residence.
She was a loving and devoted Christian mother and wife. Favorite past times were cooking, sewing, gardening, and spending time with family and friends. She was an active and dedicated member of Newton Christian Church.
Survivors include her husband: Jim Davis of Newton; four children: Mark Valentine and wife Soyrietta of Ridgeland; Paula Williams and husband Mike of Hickory; Robert Valentine and wife Monica of Brandon and Karen Eichelberger and husband Jim of Brandon; four step children: Dennis Davis and wife Tish of Belle Vista, AR; Christopher Davis and wife Hope of Newton; Jennifer McNamara and husband Bill of Joplin, MO; and Debbie McNamara and husband Steve of Joplin, MO; nine grandchildren: William and John Wallace Valentine; Brandon and Bryant Williams; Matthew, Megan, and Melissa Valentine; and Madison and Ben Eichelberger; eleven step grandchildren; two sisters: Nell Blackwell and Pat Sims, both of Bay Springs; and two brothers: Donnie Cleveland and wife Elizabeth of Clinton and David Cleveland and wife Cora Mae of Hickory; several nieces and nephews; and a host of friends.
She is preceded in death by her husband: Isaac Valentine and her arents: Robert and Mary Helen Davis Cleveland.
Pallbearers: Doug Blackwell, Mike Blackwell, Alan Sims, Jason Cleveland, Chris Cleveland, and Jeff Evans.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial donations be made to the American Cancer Society.
Newton County Funeral Home South, 100 Old Hwy. 15 Loop, Newton is in charge of arrangements.
Friends and family may sign an online guest book at www.newtoncountyfuneralhome.com