Mary Ellen "Mazie" Davis
Last updated 2/3/2021 at 4:49pm
Mary Ellen “Mazie” Davis, 95, passed away Feb. 1, 2021, at The Oaks in Brevard.
Born in Spartanburg, S.C., on Jan. 13, 1926, she was the fourth of five children born to Marion Buford Davis and Sarah Moore Davis. Siblings, Louise Jarrett, Nellie Davis, and Frank Davis, preceded her in death, as did her 92-year-old sister, Alice, who passed away three days prior.
Older sister, Nellie, gave Mary Ellen the pet name “Mazie.” She and her siblings faced tragedy at an early age with their father’s sudden death. From those difficult days, she became a caring helper to her mother and liv...