Mary Thelma Davis of Royal Palm Beach died July 27 at age 72.
Davis was born in Everett, Mass., on Oct. 13, 1944 and raised in Newburyport, Mass. She was the daughter of George and Marie Birt.
Davis is survived by her husband, Copeland; her sister, Evelyn Wedding of Norway, Maine; her brother, George Birt of Paris, France; her nephew, Michael Wedding, of Punta Gorda; her niece, Amy Bernhard of Poland, Maine; and a great-niece and two great-nephews.
Davis worked as an obstetrics/delivery room nurse at Malden Hospital in Malden, Maine in the 1960s, and with physicians in Boca Raton and Las Vegas during the 1970s.
Davis was a lyricist for several commercial songs and a historical researcher for screenplay writer and author David Stevens, and a former board member for My Brother’s/Sister’s Keeper Charitable Trust.
A celebration of life was held Saturday, Aug. 6 at St. Peter’s United Methodist Church in Wellington.
Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Palm Beach County, 5300 East Avenue, West Palm Beach, FL 33407.
ABOVE: Mary Thelma Davis