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Mr. John Henry Davis, 69

John Henry Davis was born on January 21, 1948 in Quitman, Georgia. He was the third child of the late Flora Bell Davis and the first child of the late Fred M. Davis. Along with his parents, he was also preceded in death by two siblings.

John attended school in Quitman. He was baptized into Christ at the Laurel Street Church of Christ at an early age. After receiving his high school diploma, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corp and served his country in the Vietnam War, where he received a Purple Heart and was later honorably discharged. He returned to Quitman, but later moved to Tampa, Florida.

He leaves to mourn his passing; a wife, Cleo Esther Christopher Davis; one son, Kevin Davis; a sister, Betty Raines (Arthur); loving niece, Janie L. Davis (Sam); great niece, Vanessa White (James); great great niece Antoinette Gosier which when his health started to fail he went to live with. Antoinette and her two children Samora and Tavion took care of him until his health failed again. In 2013, he was placed in the Presbyterian Home until June 3, 2017 when he passed. He also leaves a host of other relatives and friends who will him dearly.

Memorial Services were Friday, June 9, 2017 at 5:30 P.M. at the home of Mr. Arthur and Mrs. Betty Raines in Quitman. Condolences may be made by visiting stevensmcgheefuneralhome.com Stevens-McGhee Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.


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  • Friday, June 16, 2017
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