Dunbar Funeral Home (Devine)

3926 Devine St, Columbia, SC


Norma Marsha Davis

December 31, 1932November 29, 2019

COLUMBIA - A memorial service for Norma Catherine Marsha Davis will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel. The family will receive friends from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at the home of Kelly and Gary Davis.

Mrs. Davis, wife of the late George “Beb” Bellinger Davis, Jr., died on Thursday, November 29, 2019. Born on December 31, 1932, in Columbia, she was the daughter of the late Norman and Adele (Barkoot) Marsha. She was a graduate of Columbia High School, Columbia College and the University of South Carolina with a Master’s Degree. As a teacher, she retired from Hammond Academy. She was a member of Trinity Episcopal Cathedral and USA Dance, Inc. She enjoyed her life - especially ballroom dancing.

Surviving are her children, Debra D. Crews (Charles), Gary A. Davis (Kelly), George B. “Bud” Davis (Pam); seven grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; her brother, Stephen Marsha (Joye); and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband and parents, she is predeceased by her sisters, Doris M. Wilson-Woest, Emma M. Asmer, Jean M. Mallios, Betty M. Williams, and Adele M. Weathersbee.

The family wishes to thank her caregivers, Marci Grooms, Cynthia Gieger, Darlene Middleton, Michelle Hips, Mary Ray, Nancy Anderson, and Mary Simms for their dedicated and compassionate care.

Memorials may be made to Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, 1100 Sumter Street, Columbia, South Carolina 29201; or Alzheimer’s Association, 140 Stoneridge Drive, Suite 210, Columbia, South Carolina 29210.

Memories may be shared at www.dunbarfunerals.com.


  • Memorial Service Thursday, December 5, 2019


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Debbie Lever

December 2, 2019

What a wonderful lady Norma was. A sweetheart and loving person to many people. God has another angel to watch over us.

John Stephen Asmer

December 1, 2019

Dear Aunt Norma ,May you Rest in God’s Eternal Peace.
Debra, Bud and Gary. Charles, Pam and Kelly and all of your families. Please accept my sympathy for your loss of your beautiful, Loving Mother and Grandmother. Aunt Norma was my God Mother and an active part of my spiritual life early on and throughout theses many years. Even in my absence, Aunt Norma and her love and concern for others remains at the forefront of my mind. I offer all of you my sincere Love and respect . May the peace and grace of our Lord remain in you, now and forever. Holy Father, through the intercession of your only beloved son, Jesus Christ, our loving savior . Grant my Aunt Norma her rest and your peace. Isn’t knowing Aunt Norma is already in Paradise, beautiful -and her vitality fully restored. In the name of The Father, The Son and The Holy Spirit, Amen~ We love you Aunt Norma. I love you, my cousins.