Denise Martin passed away on Jan. 23, 2014 in Helena.

Denise L. Davis Martin was born Aug. 23,1975 to Bernard and Doris Davis in Helena. Denise accepted Christ as her personal savior at Bethlehem M.B. Church. Denise graduated from Helena-West Helena Central High School in 1995. Denise was a loving wife and mother. She opened her heart and house to many children whom she loved as her own. The simple things in life, such as family and friends are what brought the greatest joy to her life. Denise passed away on Jan. 23, 2014 in Helena. Her paternal grandparents, Longino and Rosie Davis, her maternal grandparents, Joseph and Ruthie Miller, two uncles and an aunt, precede Denise in death. Her memory will be cherished by her loving family, her husband, Lester Martin Jr.; her children, Brittany Thomas and Bobby Thomas; her parents, Bernard and Doris Davis; her father - in-law and mother-in Law, Lester Sr. and Bertha Martin; sisters, Sharon (Michael) Kinsey, Cherise (Marcus) Davis, and Brenda Davis; three stepchildren, Starquisha Martin, Alania Brown and Camille Brown; nine aunts; nine uncles; sisters-in-law, Shanta Bealer and Eugenia Bealer; nephews, De'Tierrance, Marcus Jr., Gary and Marquee; a niece, Shaunacie; a special cousin, Ruby Wheaton, a godsister, Stephanie Calhoun, a goddaughter, Zariyah Wainwright; and a host of other family members and dear friends. Funeral services for Denise L. Davis-Martin will be held 11a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 1 at the P.L.M.&D District Center. Rev. Danny Robinson will officiate. Burial will be in Jackson Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31 in the Robert Lee Brown Memorial Chapel. Family and friends may sign the guestbook at:www.brownshomeforfuneralsinc.com. --