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Erma Janis Davis Prier

April 5, 1931 — August 20, 2022

Erma J. (Mapston) Davis Prier, age 91, passed away on Saturday, August 20, 2022 at her residence. She was born on April 5, 1931 in Stockett, Montana the daughter of Raymond and Grace (Muntz) Mapston.

In 1948, Erma married Ernie Davis and together they raised three children; Gayle Rose (Ray), Dana Blush (Ken) and Dean Davis.

After Ernie’s death and Erma’s retirement from the U.S. Post Office in Big Arm, MT, she moved to Arizona to pursue her love of music! On December 12, 1996 she married Gil Prier and together they made a life of music throughout Arizona. In May of 2018, Gil and Erma moved back to Montana and made their home in Columbia Falls until her death.

Erma was a wonderful mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother to Diana Hughes (Chris), Derek Davis (Alea), K.C. Hutchin (deceased), Taylor Davis (deceased) and Dara Davis (deceased).

Erma has joined her loved ones in heaven, Raymond and Grace Mapston, Ernie Davis, grandchildren, K.C. Hutchin, Taylor Davis, and Dara Davis.

Erma is survived by her husband Gil Prier of Columbia Falls, MT; her brother Wes Mapston (Kathy) of Arlee, MT; her three children and her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and her two special puppies, Benji and Puggi.

Erma will be laid to rest in St, Ignatius with her loved ones at Pleasant View Cemetery at a later date.
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