Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

Obituaries

February 4, 2013

James Davis

CROSSVILLE — Dec. 12, 1932—Jan. 31, 2013

James Wesley "Jim" Davis, 80, of Crossville, passed away Jan. 31, 2013, at Cumberland House. Funeral services were held at Bilbrey Funeral Home Feb. 2, with Jim Mersereau and Ken Clayton officiating. Interment was in Crossville City Cemetery.

He was born Dec. 12, 1932, in Crossville, the son of the late  Gene and Ida Bell (Boston) Davis

Mr. Davis was self employed and of the Baptist faith.

He is survived by his wife, Anna (Reagan) Davis of Crossville; son, Randy Davis, of Crossville; daughters, Sandy and husband, Dr. Lacy B Shaw, of Alexander, LA, Kathy Bilyeu of Crossville, Debbie and husband, Ronnie Rigsby, of McMinnville, Joyce and husband, Ron Edwards, of Crossville, Edna and husband, Michael Wilson, of Crossville and Carla and husband, Jim Cox, of Crossville; brother, Ikey Davis of Crossville; sisters, Geraldine Smiddy, Lorean Campbell and Betty Buck, all of Crossville; daughter-in-law, Sylvia Allred of Crossville; and special friend, Ethel Cantley of Crossville. He is also survived by many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Davis is preceded in death by his first wife and mother of his children, Lorean (Lynn) Davis; son, Don Davis; daughter, Clara Belle Davis; sisters, Mandy Bilbrey and Polly Smith; brothers, Clarence Davis, Buck Davis and Clyde Davis; and grandchild, Christopher Boatman.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to Cumberland House, 140 Kates Korner, Crossville, TN  38555.

Bilbrey Funeral Home, Inc. (www.bilbreyfh.com) was in charge of the arrangements.

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