Mrs. Marjorie Lockley Davis, age 88, of Vidalia, died Sunday, January 2, 2022, at her home after a sudden illness. She was a native of the Marvin Community, growing up in lower Toombs County before moving to Vidalia in 1956. She worked many years at drug stores in Vidalia, including City Drugs, Gibson’s Pharmacy, Plaza Pharmacy, and after retiring worked at Phillips Pharmacy. She was a member of Calvary on Aimwell and attended Ruth’s Chapel United Methodist church. She enjoyed working in the yard, watching hummingbirds, and was an avid Atlanta Braves and Georgia Bulldog fan. She is preceded in death by two husbands, William Cecil “Big Cecil” Thompson and Richard Davis; and five siblings, Millard Lockley, Milton Lockley, James Lockley, Mary Lockley Davis, and Johnnie Lockley Davis.
Her family includes two children, Cecelia Thompson and Cecil Thompson and wife Melinda; one granddaughter, Brogan Thompson, all of Vidalia; one brother, Julian Lockley and wife Betty of the Normantown Community; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be Wednesday, January 5th, at 3:00 p.m. at the chapel of Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home with Pastor Brian Durden and Pastor Gaynor Ridgdill officiating. Burial will follow in Pinecrest Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday evening from 6:00 until 8:00.
Memorial contributions may be made to Lewy Body Dementia Association, 912 Killian Hill Road S.W., Lilburn, GA 30047 or by visiting their website at lbda.org, or to the Sweet Onion Animal Protection Society, PO Box 210, Vidalia, GA 30745, or to the City of Vidalia Pinecrest Paving Fund, PO Box 280, Vidalia, GA 30475.
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