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Mildred Frances Wilhelmina Yancy

April 24, 1932 – November 8, 2014

“The Lord is my shepherd I shall not want. He makes me to lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside the still waters.” – Psalm 23:1-2

The family of Mildred Frances Wilhelmina Yancy announces her home going in her eighty-second year on Saturday, November 8, 2014 at Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring, Maryland, USA. She leaves to mourn her loss her children:  Rev. Dr. F. Olive Davis, Deroe E.A. Davis-Weeks (Monroe), Min. Dr. St. Jerome N. Davis, III (Marie-Antoinette), Rev. Dr. MacDonald F.W. Davis, Eunice V. Davis-Gardiner (Eugene), Mildred F. Wilma Davis-Doe (Roosevelt), Stephenetta J. Koffa Benjamin, Penny W. Koffa-Clarke, Esq. (Nathaniel Leon), Ambassador Mohammed Sheriff, Alzena “China” Yancy-Dorley; her siblings: M. Fulton W. Yancy, Jr., Sarah Elizabeth Yancy-Moore, Anthony Raymond, Sr., Emma Andrews-Flemister, Edith Jasper, Bessie Toe-Smith and Helena Freeman; twenty grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, a plethora of people that lived with her and called her mother, and a host of other relatives.

She was predeceased by her parents Mansfield F.W. Yancy, Sr., and Olive D. Gibson Yancy-Andrews; her siblings Theresa Olive Yancy, Adolph W. Yancy, Harold Oliver Haggerty, Wilmot D. Stubblefield; and her grandson, Lord Omar Cooper.

Memorial Website:


Friday, November 21, 2014: 7:00 - 9:00 P.M.
North Bethesda United Methodist Church
10100 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, MD 20814
All tributes, except the family, will be made at the wake.  Please e-mail: to be added to the list of tributes for the wake.

Viewing: Saturday, November 22, 2014: 8:00 – 9:00 A.M.
Funeral Service: Saturday, November 22, 2014: 9:00 A.M.
North Bethesda United Methodist Church
10100 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, MD 20814

INTERMENT:  (Immediately following service)
All Souls Cemetery, 11401 Brink Road, Germantown, MD 20876
(Next to her Grandson – Lord Omar Cooper)

Repast Contact:  Laverne J. Williams – 301-467-7306

A Memorial Service is being held in Liberia on the same day of the Funeral at the United Methodist Church on Ashmun St., Monrovia, Liberia.  Please contact Deroe Weeks (below) for more information.

Rev. Dr. F. Olive Davis (“Sister”) – (813) 802-7266
Deroe E. A Davis-Weeks (“Teta-D”) – 011-231-886-517-134
Min. Dr. St. Jerome Davis, III (“Bor Nat”) – (240) 498-1526
Rev. Dr. MacDonald F. W. Davis (“Fatback”) – (301) 802-6277
Eunice V. Davis-Gardiner (“Mamie/Teta-Mama”) – 011-231-886-517-130
Mildred Wilma Davis-Doe (“Lady-D”) – (301) 916-8215
Stephenetta “Steffi” J. Koffa Benjamin (“SJ”) – (240) 912-6961
Penny W. Koffa-Clarke, Esq. (“pnykfa/P.Wynelle”) – (240) 669-9369

Gaithersburg: Marriott Washingtonian Center, 9751 Washingtonian Blvd., Gaithersburg, MD 20878 ($127 - Best AAA Rate)

Bethesda: Marriott Suites, 6711 Democracy Blvd., Bethesda, MD 20817 ($99 – AAA Rate, includes parking, King Bedroom Suites with Sleeper Sofa)