Moore — Mary Elizabeth Morrison DaVoult was born June 8, 1923 at Brock, Okla., to Jim and Dicie Smith. She passed into glory peacefully at her home in Moore on July 15, 2017, at the age of 94.
Services will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at the Lynlee Mae Chapel, 507 E. Main Street, in Moore, under the direction of the John M. Ireland Funeral Home, with Pastor Dan Farmer officiating. Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. at Hillcrest Memorial Park in Ardmore with Pastor Frank Young officiating.
Mary grew up in the oil fields of western Carter County until her teen years, when her family moved to the Oklahoma City area. It was there she met and married Quincy E. Morrison, and they were blessed with two sons, Mitchel “Mickey” and Ronald “Ronnie” Morrison. Mary lived most of her life in the Ardmore area, except for the teenage years, and the last 12 years in the Oklahoma City and Moore area. She was preceded in death by her husband, Quincy, in 1976 in Ardmore. In January, 2005, she married Lonnie DaVoult and moved to Moore.
She was a member of the Charity Freewill Baptist Church, which her husband Lonnie DaVoult founded and pastors. Also, for many years, she was a member of Ardmore First Church of the Nazarene. She will always be remembered by her family and the people she prayed with as a prayer warrior who would quote scripture for all of life’s situations.
Mary enjoyed traveling and was blessed to see Europe, the Holy Land, Canada, Mexico, and every state from coast to coast. Many of her trips were gospel singings and church conventions and retreats. Also, many family vacations that she provided.
Mary is survived by her husband, Pastor Lonnie DaVoult; one son, Ronnie Morrison and wife, Becky, of Durant; also seven grandchildren, Lisa Holley and husband, Randal, of Ardmore, Michael Morrison of Ardmore, Amie Morrison Daws and special friend, Brandon Rowland, of Durant, Natalie Friesenhahn, of Plano, Texas, Mitchel David Morrison and wife, Tina, of Los Angeles, Erika Darnell, of Greenville, S.C., and Travis Fisher, of Moore; six great-grandchildren, Ryan Daws and wife-to-be, Bailey Aynes, of Moore, Gavin Daws, of Durant, Avery Friesenhahn, of Plano, Texas, Paige Ramirez and husband, Isaac, of Ada, Pryce Holley, of Ada, Jerred Morrison, of Ardmore, and Sarah Morrison, of Ardmore; two great-great-grandchildren, Jase and Emilynn Ramirez, of Ada.
Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Quincy E. Morrison; son, Mitchel Q. Morrison; and step-daughter, Connie DaVoult; two brothers; and one sister.