Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Threads of Love is a 501(c)3 organization and is governed by a Board of Directors. All board members serve freely and no one receives a salary. All money donated to Threads of Love goes toward meeting the needs of babies and their families.

miss_sissyDirector:  Sissy Davis

Sissy Davis began Threads of Love in the fall of 1993 by raising her hand in a ladies bible circle meeting and agreeing to ‘help!’ Sissy and Bob Davis are the proud parents of 5 children, 5 granddaughters, 1 grandson, and 6 great-grandchildren.   Sissy is a retired school bus driver and is now the full time director of Threads of Love.


Debbie Fowler

Broadmoor Methodist Church
Baton Rouge, LA
Debbie is an retired R.N. at Woman’s Hospital here in Baton Rouge who has a special heart for babies. She trained all new nurses in ‘Making Memories,’ her class that teaches nurses how to make memories for parents and families of babies who die.

Board Members

Howard Tull – Howard serves as our CPA.

Mark Miley – Mark serves as our legal counsel.

Deleece Nichols – Staff member of Greenwell Springs Baptist serves as spiritual mentor.

Haile Gremillion- RN, BSN, BA, Woman’s Hospital in Labor & Delivery Stall Nurse, Perinatal Loss Committee

Travis Miglicco – Represents parents who find themselves in need of Threads of Love items. Knows what family’s needs are at the time of loss of a child and also babies born with health problems.

Marilyn Portfield – Secretary to the board and represents the Threads of Love sewers

Mark Bates-RN in the NIC unit BSN