Mattie M. Davis, 86, passed away on November 21, 2014. She was a member of Knightdale Methodist Church.Mattie was preceded in death by her husband, Charles H. Smith and later in life, Marvin W. Davis, sister, Coleen M. Napier.
Upon selling the family business, Spic & Span Cleaners of Knightdale/Raleigh, she served as a child caregiver for two Raleigh families for at least 30 years. They have continued to be a very vital part of her life. Her life was richly blessed to be a part of the Essex and Foster families for many years. Mattie frequently requested the Italian food and desserts made by her son-in-law, Tom. She enjoyed his cooking so much. She is survived by her children; Debbie Camilliere and husband, Tom, Charles Smith and wife, Jackie, and Larry Smith, brothers; Joel Mullen and wife, Evelyn, Winston Mullen and wife, Flora ,grandchildren; Damien Chamblee, Daniel Smith, and Adam Smith, stepchildren; Marvin Davis, Jr., Gloria Pittman, and Susan Sonneville. Funeral service will be held on Monday, November 24 at Brown-Wynne Funeral Home, 1701 E. Millbrook Rd., Raleigh at 12:00 p.m. Family will receive friends one hour prior to service in the chapel. Private burial will follow at a later date at Montlawn Memorial Park, Raleigh. Flowers are welcome or donations made be made in her honor to Meals on Wheels of Wake County, www.wakecrc.org. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.brownwynnemillbrook.com