Dorothy Lewis Davis

Published 5:00 am Monday, April 22, 2002

Services for Dorothy Lewis Davis of Summit are 10 a.m.,Saturday, April 20, at Hartman Funeral Home in McComb with burialin Ramah Church Cemetery. The Rev. Tom Burris will officiate.

Visitation is today from 5-8 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. untilservice time at the funeral home.

Mrs. Davis, 81, died April 17, 2002, at her residence. She wasborn in Franklin County on Jan. 22, 1921, to Floyd and Mary LoftonLewis.

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She owned and operated Village Flower Shop in Summit in theearly 1980s. She was a homemaker. She started the firstkindergarten program at First Baptist Church in Summit in the early1960s. She was a member of New Hope Baptist Church in Summit.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband of 49years, Helton McCarty Davis; and her grandsons, Zack and TedDavis.

Survivors are her sons and daughters-in-law, Keith and HaileyDavis of Laurel and Floyd and Kay Davis of Summit; her daughtersand son-in-law, Becky Kennedy of Summit and Liz and John Harper ofFlorence; her grandchildren and their spouses, Angela and LarryAllard of Ft. Myers, Fla., Brad Kennedy of Brandon, Micah andClancy Davis of Houston, Texas, Todd and Marla Davis and Claudiaand Matt Pierce, all of Hattiesburg, Rebekah Davis of Kentwood,La., Emily Hofmister and Lauren Harper of Florence and Dusty Davisof Summit; her great-grandchildren, Amanda Al-Bahou and AshleaAl-Bahou of Ft. Myers, and Ted Jackson Davis of Kentwood.

Pallbearers will be Dusty Davis, Micah Davis, Todd Davis, MattPierce, John Harper and Brad Kennedy.