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Jerry Davis

December 1, 1938 — July 19, 2020

Jerry Davis, age 81, of Pearson, GA, passed away Sunday, July 19, 2020, at home surrounded by his loved ones.

Jerry was born December 1, 1938, in Douglas, GA, to the late Troy and Georgia Brown Davis. Farming was his chosen way of life where he started building his legacy in 1961 with his wife. Until illness a few years ago you could have found Jerry still working and on a tractor most days. Jerry loved spending time with his family having family cookouts or simply visiting with friends reminiscing about days gone by. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his much- loved brother Dale Davis, and granddaughter Bobbie Lynn Moore. Jerry attended Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church.

Survivors include:

Wife of 59 years, Gloria Cannon Davis of Pearson, GA

3 Sons: Lamar Davis (Tina) of Pearson, GA

            Mitchell Davis (Missy) of Pearson, GA

            Jonathan Davis of Pearson, GA

1 Daughter: Margie Barlow (Mike) of Kingsland, GA

8 Grandchildren: Ashley Davis, Brandon Davis, Cody Davis, Zachary Davis, Ariel Grantham, Koby Davis, Makenzie Davis, Michael Barlow

4 Great Grandchildren: Carleigh Woods, Carson Davis, Jackson Davis, Emerson Barlow

Special relative and best friend, Edwin “Tater” Davis Sr. of Pearson, GA

Special longtime friend, Lene Rowell of Douglas, GA

Several nieces, nephews and other relatives also survive.

Graveside services were held at 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 21, 2020, at Sweetwater Cemetery in Pearson, GA with Rev. Bobby Fussell officiating. Special musical selections included “Amazing Grace” and “My Old Man” rendered by CD. The interment followed in Sweetwater Cemetery.

Serving as active pallbearers were his sons and grandsons.

Honorary pallbearers were: Edwin “Tater” Davis, Charles Smith, Roger Smith, and James Anthony Joyce

In lieu of flowers, the family would like donations to be made in his name to Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church to the address 3796 Hwy 441 North.

Relihan Funeral Home in Pearson, Ga. was in charge of the arrangements.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Graveside Service

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Starts at 9:00 am (Eastern time)

Sweetwater Cemetery

, Pearson, GA 31642

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