Martha Bruce Yarbrough Davis
January 10, 2015
A graveside service and interment for Martha Bruce Yarbrough Davis, 78, of Chelsea was Tues., Jan. 13, 2015, at 2 p.m. at Decatur City Cemetery with Bro. Allen Murphy officiating and Peck Funeral Home directing.
Mrs. Davis died Sat., Jan. 10, 2015, at St. Vincent’s Hospital. She was born Aug. 31, 1936, in Morgan County to Gorham Bruce Yarbrough and Martha Louise Romine Yarbrough. She attended Auburn University where she helped found the Delta Delta Delta sorority. She worked at Redstone Arsenal where she met and married her husband, Robert Ford Davis. She was a woman of incredible vibrance and passion for life. She loved her children and grandchildren deeply and will forever be cherished as the beloved matriarch of her family. She was preceded in death by her parents.
She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Robert F. Davis of Chelsea; a son, Robert F. Davis Jr. of Athens; two daughters, Stacy D. Browning of Chelsea and Courtney L. Poling (Chris) of Northport; a brother, Ralph Yarbrough of Vestavia; three grandchildren, Patrick I. Browning, Isabelle G. Browning and Jessica L. Poling.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her honor and memory to St. Vincent’s Foundation / Palliative Care.