Graveside services were held for Mary Ruth Davis, 87, Monday, August 17, 2020 at 11 a.m. at Shady Grove Cemetery with Rev. Bruce McKenzie officiating the services. A member of Shady Grove Baptist Church, she was a homemaker and loving wife and mother. She served as George County Beat 3 Election Commissioner for 30 years. Born September 25, 1932 in George County, she died August 14, 2020. She is survived by her son, Michael E. (Veleta) Davis of Cleveland, Ga.; a sister, Doris Thompson of Pocatello, Idaho and a host of nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband of 70 years, Carl E. Davis; two sisters, Ann Howell and Jean Howell and her parents, Preston and Gin Cochran. George County Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.