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Betty Davis (5-15-18) service 5-18-18

Betty Leona Davis, 94, of Savannah, died on Tuesday, May 15.
She was born in Savannah, the daughter of the late Lewis and Annie Belle Tanner Horton.
She had worked as a seamstress for Savannah Manufacturing and Garan Manufacturing.
She is survived by her children, Jo Ann Douthit, James H. Davis, Lou Dean Wilkerson, Connie M. Gray, all of Savannah, and Karen L. Messinbrink of Del City, Oklahoma; sister, Susie Daniels of Savannah; 33 grandchildren; and 38 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, George Davis; second husband, John Turner; children, Mary Elizabeth Guyton, George W. Davis and Bonnie Goodman; brothers, Grady Tanner, Clifford Horton and James Horton; sisters, Maggie Coleman, Winnie Fur, Daisy Huff, Nancy E. English, Mary J. Davis, Lou Cynthia Austin and Robbie Joe Johnson; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and one great-great-grandchild.
Services were held on Friday, May 18, at Shackelford Chapel in Savannah with Ronnie Sanders officiating. Burial followed in Graham Cemetery at Savannah.

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