Myrtis Elizabeth Davis Willis, age 91, passed away Monday, October 29, 2012 at the Drew Memorial Hospital in Monticello. She was born December 8, 1920, in Monticello to the late Merton Binns and Nollie Veasey Binns and was also preceded in death by a brother, James Binns and a sister, Jackadean Binns.

Myrtis Elizabeth Davis Willis, age 91, passed away Monday, October 29, 2012 at the Drew Memorial Hospital in Monticello. She was born December 8, 1920, in Monticello to the late Merton Binns and Nollie Veasey Binns and was also preceded in death by a brother, James Binns and a sister, Jackadean Binns.

She was the widow of Clarence Davis and Earl Willis, a lifelong native of Monticello and has been a member of the First Baptist Church for 74 years. Family, friends and her church always came first for Mrs. Myrtis. She was the consumate mother, always filled with love, affection, understanding and lots of patience. But most of all, she was our mother and mammaw, and we all take pride in saying so.

Survivors include two sons, Don Davis of Monticello and Jim Davis and wife, Sharon of Little Rock; one daughter, Becky Bolin of Monticello; three wonderful sisters, Cylle Wherry of Monticello, Barbara Miles of McGehee and Joyce Langston of Little Rock; six grandchildren, Lori Ward of California, Hunter Davis of Arkadelphia, Dey McDonald of Crossett, Craig Davis of Little Rock, Anndi Sanks of Foley, AL and Casey Moore of Little Rock; and 10 great-grandchildren, A.J., Tyler, Morgan Binns, Davis, Dylan Elizabeth, Jack Preston, Will, Carson, Daley and Chloe Elizabeth.

Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church in Monticello with Rev. Dennis Dodson officiating. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery. Family visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday evening at the Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church Building Fund, 413 North Main, Monticello, AR 71655 or Arkansas Baptist Children’s Home, P.O. Box 427, Monticello, AR 71657. Online guestbook at www.stephensondearman.com.