TALMO - Frank Davis, 79, died Wednesday, January 11, 2012.
He was born in Jackson County, the son of the late William and Mattie Stover Davis. He was a fleet mechanic with McEver Packing Company and was a member of Talmo Baptist Church. He was a founding member of the North Jackson Volunteer Fire Department, where he served as Captain. Mr. Davis had also served in the National Guard. Mr. Davis was preceded in death by his wife, Mardell Perry Davis; sisters, Polly Goolsby, Cora Lou Taylor; brothers, Lloyd Davis, Jake Davis, Bill Davis and Dub Davis.
Survivors include daughters and son-in-law, Shelia D. Brewer, Flowery Branch, Sharon D. and Richard Presley, Maysville; grandchildren, Kyle and Jessica Presley, Jena and Josh Moorhead, Jace Brewer and Jennifer Brewer; great-granddaughter, Brylee Moorhead; and sisters, Grace Jarrett, Gainesville, and Faye Hughes, Jacksonville, Fla.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 14, at 2 p.m. in the Talmo Baptist Church with the Rev. Mark Spence and Brian Stowe officiating. The burial will follow in the church cemetery with firemen from the North Jackson Fire Department honored as pallbearers. Firefighters will serve as honorary pallbearers. The visitation will be held on Friday, January 13, from 5 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Flowers are optional and memorials may be made to the Talmo Baptist Church, P.O. Box 96, Talmo, GA 30575, or the North Jackson Fire Department, P.O. Box 121, Pendergrass, GA, 30567.
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, is in charge of arrangements.