Mrs. Davis was born in Griffin, Georgia on July 1, 1917 to the late James R. and Cora P. Williams. She spent her early years in Griffin and was a graduate of Bessie Tift College in Forsyth, Georgia. A homemaker, librarian and school teacher, Mrs. Davis lived most of her life in Wayne County where she and her late husband, Eugene C. Davis owned and operated a family farm for several decades. In addition to her parents and husband, her brother Jimroe Williams preceded her in death.
Survivors include her two sons and daughters-in-law, Jim and Merri Davis of Nicholson, Georgia and Joe and Molly Davis of Lexington, Kentucky; two daughters and sons-in-law, Annella and Chris Rowland of Brunswick and Betty and John Stanton of Jesup; grandchildren, Curry Davis of Portland, Oregon, Kimberly Anderson and husband, Chris of Lexington, Kentucky, Eli Davis of Seattle, Washington, Heather Davis of Lincoln, Nebraska, Jon Stanton of Macon, Georgia, Joanna Blackwelder and husband, Ryan of Vancouver, Canada, William Eugene Stanton of Jesup; and great grandchildren, Molly May, Mirabel Elizabeth and Macie Grace Anderson all of Lexington, Kentucky.
Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, November 29, 2013 at Odum Baptist Church with Reverend Gabe Gill officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.
Family members will serve as pallbearers.
Interment services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 30, 2013 in Oak Hill Cemetery in Griffin, Georgia.
In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Odum Baptist Church Family Life Center, P.O. Box 40, Odum, Georgia 31555 or the Alzheimer’s Association, 201 Television Circle, Savannah, GA 31406.