James Alex Davis Jr.
AMERICUS - James “Junior” Alex Davis, Jr., age 75, of 103 Moore Rd., Americus, died at his residence early Saturday, October 19, 2013. A native of Americus, he was born December 19, 1937, the son of the late James Alex and Mary Willie Richards Davis, Sr. Mr. Davis was a retired farmer, a member of Shiloh Baptist Church, a former member of the National Guard, past County Commissioner, former member of the Moose Lodge, and a loving father, grandfather and great grandfather.
Funeral services will be held Monday, October 21, 2013, at 3:00 PM at Shiloh Baptist Church with Rev. Hugh Harbort officiating. The family will receive friends following the service in the Fellowship Hall at Shiloh Baptist Church and at other times the home of Jim and Carol Davis, 857 Tallent Store Rd. Pallbearers include Blake Reid, Alec Davis, Trent Brown, Chuck McCrary, Rick Davis and Marvin E Davis. Special friends are Scott Tinker, Billy Fulford, John Oscar Mathews and John P. (Red) Moore. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to American Cancer Society, 804 Cherry St., Macon, GA 31201 or to Phoebe Sumter Hospice, P. O. Box 1434, Americus, Ga. 31709.
Survivors include three daughters and sons-in-law, Donna and Tracy Rooks of Ellaville, Leila and Tim Jones of Americus and Angie Brown of Americus; a son and daughter-in-law, Jim and Carol Davis of Americus; three sisters and brother-in-law, Charlotte Greene of Ellaville, Nancy Ray of Ellaville and Jean and Johnny Heath of Americus; a brother, Hayward Davis of Americus; seven grandchildren, Blake and Emmy Reid, Hannah Jones, Haley Jones, Alec Davis, Audrey Davis, Trent Brown and Tatum Brown; two great grandchildren, Ella Jane Reid and William Bryce Reid and his faithful dog, Lucky. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sue Davis in 2011; two sisters, Doris McCrary and Lorene Murray; and three brothers, Bud Davis, Harold Davis and Elton Davis.
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Greg Hancock Funeral Chapel is in charge of these arrangements.
Greg Hancock Funeral Chapel