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John Paul Davis, 84
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Morrison resident and Green Forest, Ark., native John Paul Davis, 84, was born Oct. 9, 1928 and died March 6 at his residence following an extended illness.
A retired lineman with Caney Fork Electric Cooperative and member of Morrison Church of Christ, he was the son of the late Saint Elmer and Linnie Stroud Davis. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by son, John Timothy Davis; brothers and sisters-in-law, Kenneth and Marion Davis, George and Lotus Davis, James and Marie Davis, and Jackie Davis, and nephews, Larry and Kevin Davis.
Mr. Davis was married Nov. 23, 1947 to Mary McMahan Davis of Morrison. In addition to his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Sherry Davis of McMinnville; two grandchildren, Jill Mullican and husband Ryan of Denver, Colo., and John Marshall Davis of McMinnville; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Noel and Betty Sue Davis of Springfield, Mo., Frank and Betty Lou Davis of Lowell, Ark., and Leo Davis of McMinnville; Davis nephews and nieces, Lew, Allen, Mel, Jerry, Thala, Terry, Marsha, Mike, Mark, Joy, Donna, Jimmy and Patti; several great-nieces and great-nephews and special caregivers, Dr. Vickie Jones, Yvette McMahan Parsley, FNP, Winnilee Tabor and Clint Cooper.
Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Morrison Church of Christ with Roger Comstock officiating. Burial will follow at Shady Grove Cemetery in Coffee County. Visitation will be held from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday, and 9 until 10:30 a.m. Saturday at High’s.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Meals on Wheels, Boyd Christian School or Gospel Broadcasting Network, all c/o High’s.
High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Southern Standard
(McMinnville, Tenn.) March 8, 2013