ALBANY -- Mary Frances (Fran) Davis, 74, of Albany, died Friday, December 14, 2012.

Her funeral service was held on Sunday, December 16, 2012 at Kimbrell-Stern. The Rev. Jerry Willis officiated.

Mrs. Davis was born in Leslie, GA and moved to Albany in the early 1950's. She was the daughter of the late Grady B. Shadburn, Sr. and Ossie Lee Mullis Shadburn, and she graduated from Albany High School in the Class of 1956. Mrs. Davis was a member of Mercedes Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband of 56 years: Jack Davis, Albany; her children: John Davis, III and his wife Toni, Lee County, David Davis and his wife Vicky, Lee County, Beth Dodd and her husband Hugh, Chesapeake, Va, Chris Davis and his wife Kelly, Douglasville, GA; 9 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; 1 brother: David Shadburn and his wife Annette, Albany.

In lieu of flowers, the family asked that donations be sent to Mercedes Baptist Church, 2623 Moultrie Rd., Albany, GA 31705.

Kimbrell-Stern Funeral Directors

Albany 229/883-4152