Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

October 12, 2007

Gladys R. B. Davis

May 1, 1933 — Oct. 8, 2007

Gladys Ruth Buckhannon Davis, of the Dogwood community of Rockwood, passed away Oct. 8, 2007, at the home of her son, William. Funeral services were held Oct. 11 from the chapel of Evans Mortuary, with the Rev. Larry Potter officiating. Interment followed in the Dogwood Cemetery.

Mrs. Davis was born May 1, 1933, in Alabama, the daughter of Ezra Jackson Buckhannon and Easter Belle Palmer Buckhannon.

She was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include her sons, William Ezra Davis (Dina) and Charles Ray Davis (Sheila); grandchildren, Mary Ann Henry (Calvin), Jessica Ara Hyde (David), Jeremy Ray Davis (Jennifer), William Ezra Davis Jr. (Tiffany) and Tonya Marie Davis (Anthony V.); great-grandchildren, Ruthie, Emma, Gracie, Lily, Peyton, Shannon, Shelby, Amber and Casey; great-great-grandchild, Blake; and many special friends.

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Evans Mortuary of Rockwood was in charge of the arrangements.