Meridian Star

Death Notices

August 7, 2011

Jack Davis



    PHILADELPHIA -- Graveside services for Jack Davis will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at Lynville Cemetery in Kemper County with the Rev. Chris Gully officiating. McClain-Hays Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.   

     Mr. Davis, 83, of Preston, died Friday, August 5, 2011 at his residence.

     He was born and reared in the Lynville Community of Kemper County and made his home in New Orleans, La., Miami, Fla., and Charlotte, N.C. for a number of years before moving back to the Lynville Community 28 years ago. Mr. Davis was a member of Lynville United Methodist Church. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served during the Korean Conflict.

     He was preceded in death by his brother, Luke Davis and two sisters, Rachel Culvahouse and Cecil Massey,

     Survivors include two sisters, Ruth McHann of Starkville, Kathleen Amick of Louisville, Ky. and one brother, Norman Davis of Preston.

     Pallbearers will be Jim Vick, Wesley Roebuck, John L. McHann, Roy Peden, Jackie Branning and Wayne Smith.

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