Johns-Ridout's Mortuary-Elmwood Chapel & Elmwood Cemetery & Mausoleum
800 Dennison Ave Sw, Birmingham, AL
Marie Davis FAULKNER
September 19, 1928 – September 1, 2019
Marie Davis Faulkner went home to the Lord on September 1, 2019.
Marie was born on September 19, 1928 to Emma and Earl Davis in Birmingham, Alabama, where she lived her entire life. During World War II, although only a child, she served as a Block Captain for her neighborhood. She graduated from Ensley High School in 1947 and then worked at Blue Cross. In 1965, she married Jack Pylant Faulkner and in 1967 gave birth to her only child, Melanie Lee Faulkner.
Marie was an outstanding stay-at-home-mom to Melanie, a devoted wife to Jack and daughter to her parents, and a gifted artist. She was also an active member of her church and neighborhood garden club. Marie’s love of nature and animals, her wit and sense of humor, live on in those who survive her, daughter Melanie Faulkner Bemel, son-in-law Kevin Scott Bemel, and granddaughter Madeleine Rachel Bemel.
Visitation will be held from 1 PM till service time at 2 PM at Johns Ridout's Elmwood Chapel Funeral Home with burial at Elmwood Cemetery.
- Visitation Wednesday, September 4, 2019
- Funeral Service Wednesday, September 4, 2019