Avis Maxine Davis, 84, Harrisonville, formerly of Marceline, died Sunday, March 10, 2013, at Benchmark Healthcare of Harrisonville, Harrisonville.

Avis Maxine Davis, 84, Harrisonville, formerly of Marceline, died Sunday, March 10, 2013, at Benchmark Healthcare of Harrisonville, Harrisonville.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 14, 2013, at the Atkinson Funeral Home, Harrisonville. Burial will be in Orient Cemetery, Harrisonville.  Visitation 6-8 p.m. today, March 13, 2013 at the funeral home.
Maxine was born March 31, 1928, in Ft. Madison, Iowa, daughter of Robert and Nellie (Deye) Simpkins.
She worked as a seamstress for King Louie International. She was a member of the Happy Homemakers Ladies Club and the Red Hat Club, Bodacious Girlfriends Happy Hatters, in Harrisonville.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, John and Gwen Davis, Garden City; one granddaughter, April Dawn Lackey; nieces, nephews and other extended family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jesse Davis; her parents; and one daughter, Carol Sue Shepherd.