|Birth: ||Aug. 26, 1924|
|Death: ||Aug. 10, 2003|
Rev. James T. Davis
The Rev. James T. Davis, 79, of Corsicana passed away Sunday, Aug. 10, 2003, at his residence.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. today at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.
Services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Griffin-Roughton Chapel with Otis Dunagan officiating. Interment will follow at Prairie Point Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Sonny May, Ray Reagan, Elvis Anderson, Frank Hignett, Ricky Brown, Bill Lewis, Freddy Nutt and Shorty Tate.
The Rev. James T. Davis was born July 26, 1924, in the Rice community. He moved to Corsicana on his return from a two-year term in the U.S. Navy. He married Juanita Ray on April 12, 1947, and to this union four children were born. He was the pastor of 11th Avenue Baptist Church for 46 years, and worked for the City of Corsicana and Navarro County.
Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Juanita Davis of Corsicana; daughter, Norma McCarter of Corsicana; son, Larry Davis of Corsicana; sister, Betty Lewis of Gun Barrel City; brothers, Gene of Dallas and E.A. of Arlington; five grandchildren, two step grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, two step great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.
- Corsicana Daily Sun - Aug 12, 2003
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