Mrs. Edith Ellen Davis
Mrs. Edith Ellen Davis, 86, of Ellijay, died Monday, Feb. 29, 2016.
She was born June 16, 1929, in Murphy, N.C., to the late Luther Cub and Mattie Mae Dockery Sutton. She was a cashier for the Dairy Queen and a member of the Clear Creek Baptist Church.
She is preceded in death by husband, Walter R. Davis; son, Joey Davis; and sister, Julia Ann Day.
She is survived by son and daughter-in-law, Jerry and Patricia Davis, of Ellijay; daughters and sons-in-law, Glenda Sanford, of Jasper, Judy and Ray Gibson, Angie and Richard Stephens, Tammy and Paul Bradley, all of Ellijay; sisters, Helen Nelson, of Ellijay, Mary Nell Capehart, of Murphy, N.C.; nine grandchildren, J.J. Davis, Milena Waddell, Shane Sanford, Russell Sanford, Pamela Smith, Connie Henson, Nicki Stephens, Dalton Stephens and Davis Bradley; 14 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 2, from the Clear Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Billy Dotson, the Rev. Roy Scott, the Rev. Coy Richards and the Rev. Adam Banks officiating.
Music will be by Regina Morgan and the church choir.
Pallbearers will be J.J. Davis, Russell Sanford, Shane Sanford, Tim Henson, Clay Waddell and Dalton Stephens.
Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
Bernhardt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.