Ruth Scaife Davis, 74, of Lexa, passed away Nov. 23, 2017 in Forrest City.

 Ruth Scaife Davis, 74, of Lexa, passed away Nov. 23, 2017 in Forrest City.  

Mrs. Davis was born July 11, 1943 in Marvell to Lewis and Pauline Scaife.

She leaves her daughter, Monica Thomas (Tim) of Poplar Grove; two grandchildren, Eric Thomas (Sarah) of Paris, Tennessee and Kyle Thomas of Poplar Grove; two great-grandchildren, Kyzer Gordon and Bentley Gordon; two brothers, Benny Scaife (Susie) of Como, Mississippi and James Scaife, Sr. of Elaine; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Johnny Davis and her brother, Wayne Scaife.

A graveside service for Ruth Davis will be held 11 a.m., Monday, Nov. 27m at Cypert Cemetery in Cypert.  Visitation will be Sunday from 4 to -6 p.m. at Roller-Citizens Funeral Home.  Brother Lance Madden will officiate.

Pallbearers are Danny Young, Tommy Young, Will Young, Clay Young, Jeff Carnathan and Sheriff Neal Byrd.  Honorary pallbearers are Ned Young, Jim Young and William Thomas.

Memorials in lieu of flowers may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or to DeSoto School, due to her great love of children.

Services will be directed by Roller-Citizens Funeral Home, Helena-West Helena.  Relatives and friends may sign the online guestbook at www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/westhelena.