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1108 East Screven Street            
P.O. Box 5199                                               
Quitman, Georgia 31643                                         
(229) 263-5002 Fax (229) 263-5204

Mr. Joe Smith Davis was born February 7, 1943 to the late Mary S. Davis and R.D. Davis SR. of Quitman GA. He passed away the morning of September 17, 2015 at Hospice of South Georgia & Langdale Hospice House Valdosta, GA. Mr. Davis received his early education at Booker T. Elementary School in Quitman, GA graduated from Brooks CO. High School in Quitman, GA. Mr. Davis enlisted in the Army and served with honor and retired with over 22 years of service. He later attended Bainbridge Junior College receiving his associate’s degree.

At an early age Joe became a member of Liberty Baptist Church in Quitman, GA. And on August 22, 2015 he surrendered and renewed his life to Christ. 

Joe was united in holy matrimony to (Liz) Lizzie Willis. He leaves to cherish fond memories a loving wife Lizzie Davis. Two sons Rodney L. Davis and Frederick K. Davis. Four sisters, Ada Whitaker (Dougles) Fort Worth TX., Mary Butler, and Delois Benford (Willie) of Valdosta, GA., Marjorie Mosley (Micheal) Quitman, GA. Five sisters preceded him in death: Betty Davis Head, Jo Ann Davis, Shirley Moody, Deborah Davis, Elizabeth D. Williams. Five brothers, Willie L. Davis (Marjorie) Lakeland FL., R.D. Davis Sr. (Arjorie) Naples FL. Tommy Davis (Barbara) Valdosta, GA., Wesly  Davis (Kathy) and Darryl Davis of Atlanta, GA. Two adopted sisters Jean Sayles Fort Worth TX., and Shelia Collins Valdosta, GA.

Twelve grand-children, Justin D. Davis, Joshua D. Davis, Jalin D. Davis, Miracle E. Davis, Laquan Lawrence, Kymetria S. Davis, Elijah Davis, Jazmin L. Davis, Rodney L. Davis Jr. and one great-grand Kai A. Davis. A host of special nieces, nephews, aunts, cousins and friends.

Funeral Service for Joe S. Davis will be held Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 11:00 AM at the Tabernacle Church of God in Unity, 709 Boundary Street, Quitman, Georgia. Burial: Jonas Lobe Cemetery, Bainbridge, Georgia.

Public Viewing: 12:00-8:00 PM – Wednesday, September 23, 2015 in the BTW Chapel.

Family Visitation: 6:00-7:00 PM-- Wednesday, September 23, 2015 in the BTW Chapel. 

Professional Services entrusted to Blankumsee, Thomas & Wright Funeral Services of Quitman, Georgia.

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  • Monday, September 21, 2015
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Blankumsee, Thomas & Wright Funeral Services
  • Thursday, September 24, 2015
    Sending my deepest sympathy know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.
    ~ Angela Foster   Bainbridge, GA
  • Wednesday, November 11, 2015
    A faithful classmate and a quiet gracious gentlemen. You are missed as a part of the class of 1960 Washington Street High School. RIP Friend
  • Friday, November 13, 2015
    I will miss you granddad
    ~ Rodney Davis   Valdosta, GA
  • Tuesday, April 24, 2018
    May the Almighty God give you strength to endure the pain of losing a loved one in death. John 5:28-29 is a promise God has promised.
    ~ A Caring Neighbor Carolyn Nelson   Ellenwood, GA