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Mary Jane Davis (11-19-11) service 11-23-11


Mary Jane Davis

Mary Jane Davis was born in Hardin County, Tenn., on Dec. 6, 1924, the daughter of Lewis and Annie Bell Tanner Horton.

Ms. Davis was a fancy stitcher at Brown Shoe Company. She was a Volunteer Pink Lady of Hardin Medical Center for four years. Ms. Davis was a member of Southside Baptist Church and the Pink Lady Auxiliary Club. She enjoyed sewing, quilting, and flower gardening. Ms. Davis did alterations for people.

Ms. Davis departed this life on Saturday, Nov. 19, in Savannah, at the age of 86 years, 11 months and 13 days.

She is survived by two daughters, Carolyn Sue Bazzell and Joyce Christopher, both of Adamsville; five grandchildren, Billy Ray Davis, Angela Pickett, Kim McLin, Janine Robertson and Richard Davis; six great-grandchildren, Monica Hathcock, Phillip Page, Cody McLin, Christopher McLin, Whitney Garrard and Ivey Robertson; one great-great- grandchild, Luke McLin; two sisters, Betty Saxton and Susie Daniels, both of Savannah.

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by one son, Billy Ernest Davis, three sisters, Robbie Jo Johnson, Cynthia H. Austin and Nancy English; and three brothers, Clifford Horton, Grady Tanner and James Horton.

Services were held on Wednesday, Nov. 23, at 1 p.m., at Shackelford Chapel in Savannah with Benny Taylor, Jimmy Horton, Phillip Page officiating. Burial followed in the Savannah Cemetery at Savannah, Tenn.

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