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Nancy Davis

January 30, 2022
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 Nancy (Coles) Davis, 85, of Rupert St., departed this life on Sunday, January 30, 2022.  Born in Springfield, Massachusetts, she was a daughter of the late Johnson Coles and the late Amy (Jenkins) Coles.

 A lifelong Springfield resident, Ms. Davis had been employed as a nurse by Baystate Medical Center.  She was a very active member of Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, where she served as a member of the Board of Stewards, Secretary of the Official Board, member of the Organized Lay Organization, a Class Leader, member of the Commission on Evangelism and the Commission on Publicity.  Nancy enjoyed craft work, reading, and playing piano.

 Pre-deceased by a brother, Peter Coles, she is survived by four children, John Davis of Lawrenceville, Georgia, Donald Davis of Chicopee, Massachusetts, Dorcas “Dee” (and Kai) Jones of Springfield, and Kamari Hall;  a brother, Howard (and Angela) Coles of Louisville, Kentucky;   many grandchildren and great-grandchildren, including Monique McKnuckles, Anthony Edwards, Destinne Edwards (her partner in crime), and Tamari Hall;  and her cat/companion, Marvin.

  A graveside service will be held Tuesday morning at Oak Grove Cemetery.  At 10:30 a.m. the procession will leave Harrell Funeral Home, 355 St. James Avenue, Springfield, MA.

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