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Gray Brown-Service Mortuary

1329 Wilmer Ave, Anniston, AL

OBITUARY

Jackie B. Davis

December 10, 1922October 3, 2019
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Jackie Belvin Davis, 96, of Anniston, Alabama, beloved Husband, Father, Grandfather and Great-Grandfather went home to be with his Lord at home on October 3, 2019. He was born on December 10, 1922, in Centre AL, the son of the late James M. and Mamie Finch Davis. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, JD Davis and Jimmie H. Davis, and one sister Edna Gladys Davis Singleton. He is survived by his wife of 73 years, Mary Kate Morrison Davis; three sons, Jerry Davis of Huntington, WV (wife Becky), Bobby Davis (wife Tina) and Steve Davis (wife Susan) of Anniston, AL; four grandchildren, Jerra Weise (Tom) of Mogadore, OH, Jerred Davis (Darcy) of Bellbrook, OH, Lindsey Holt (Logan) of Olive Branch, MS, and Lauren Smith (Collier) of Greer, SC; and ten great-grandchildren, Grant, Emma, and Carson Weise, Sophia and Jack Davis, Ty, Ashton, Sydney, and Brynnan Holt, and Theron Smith. Jackie served his country during World War II in the Air Force. He returned to Centre, AL. after the war, where he married Mary in 1946. Jackie was an electrician by profession and worked at Fort McClellan for the Corp of Engineers until his retirement. He was a long-time faithful member of Weaver First United Methodist Church where he served his church in a number of capacities. He loved to fish and camp, wintering in Florida at Winter Quarters for many years. He was an avid fan of Crimson Tide Football, Basketball, Girls softball and Atlanta Braves Baseball. Even though he loved the Tide and Braves his favorite sports teams were the ones his grandchildren were playing on. His grandchildren agree he and Mary were their best cheerleaders. His love for his grandchildren was so evident in his life, it is still felt and cherished by each one. Funeral Service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m., Friday, October 11, 2019 at Gray Brown-Service Mortuary, with David Jones, Hospice Chaplin, officiating. Burial will follow at Anniston Memorial Gardens. Friends may call from 12 to 2:00 p.m. prior to the service.

  • FAMILY

  • Mary Kate Morrison Davis, Wife
  • Jerry Davis (Becky), Son
  • Bobby Davis (Tina), Son
  • Steve Davis (Susan), Son
  • Jerra Weise (Tom), Grandchild
  • Jerred Davis (Darcy), Grandchild
  • Lindsey Holt (Logan), Grandchild
  • Lauren Smith (Collier), Grandchild
  • Grant, Emma & Carson Weise, Great-Grandchildren
  • Sophia & Jack Davis, Great-Grandchildren
  • Ty, Ashton, Sydney & Brynnan Holt, Great-Grandchildren
  • Theron Smith, Great-Grandchild

Services

  • Visitation at Gray Brown-Service Mortuary Friday, October 11, 2019
  • Funeral Service 2 PM at Gray Brown- Service Mortuary Chapel Friday, October 11, 2019
  • Interment at Anniston Memorial Gardens Friday, October 11, 2019

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Jackie B. Davis

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Sherron Martin

October 9, 2019

Mr. Davis was a kind man. I am glad he had so many wonderful years with his precious wife and loving family. I’m sure he was a blessing to everyone who knew him. Many prayers for all who will greatly miss him.

Bill Backus

October 7, 2019

My Condolences to the family of Mr. Davis. I grew up with his sons and went to church with his family in Weaver.

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