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Marjorie Marie Davis-Gachot, age 82

Marjorie Marie Davis-Gachot, 82, of Little Rock, AR passed away on November 13, 2022 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Marjorie was born on December 4, 1940 to Roy and Nell Davis. After graduating from Central High School in 1958, Marjorie worked several jobs until she found her passion. She received her court reporter certificate in 1983; she landed a job at Pulaski County Courthouse. Marjorie was committed to her career and trained court reporter within the courthouse. She dedicated 32 years of service and was admired and known as a gentle soul.

Marjorie loved spending time with her family and friends. Her greatest hobby was gardening and she was a collector of exquisite things. She also was an amazing foster mother to over thirty children whom she loved and cared for dearly.

Marjorie is preceded in death by her mother and father; Roy and Nell Davis, and her brother Roy Davis JR.

Left to cherishes her wonderful memories is her beloved guardian Vekeo Dowden and her three children. Jalen Smith, Brian Smith, and Kallie Smith.

A memorial service will be held at A Natural State Funeral Service on November 17, 2022 at 3 pm. Visitation will be at 2pm. Repast will be at 509 Hill St., Jacksonville AR 72076.

In lieu of flowers a memorial donation can be made in Marjorie’s name to Alzheimer’s Arkansas or Project Zero for adoption through the foster care system.

Special thanks to Elmcroft of Maumelle, Greystone Nursing and Rehab and Arkansas Hospice Care. Also, special thanks to her extended family and friends and Pastor Jenkins and Morning Star church family.

Arrangements by A Natural State Funeral Service 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. 501-982-3400.


Psalms 23

The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.

2 He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters.

3 He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake.

4 Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.

5 Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over.

6 Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever.


  • Sara Posted November 17, 2022 11:35 AM

    Love and miss you dearly it was an honor to care for you

  • Kathy Adkisson Posted November 20, 2022 2:28 PM

    Dearest Marjorie,
    You were such a treasure in my life. You gave such wise advise. I will miss you, but will always remember your wisdom and how much you influenced my life. I know you’re in heaven talking to the Judge, my husband. Much Love, Kathy

  • Billy gachot Posted November 25, 2022 7:58 PM

    I will miss you mom i just wish i could have said good bye

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