Lillie Pearl Davis

Published 6:00 am Thursday, February 5, 2009

Services for Lillie Pearl Davis, of Purvis, are 2 p.m. Saturday,Feb. 7, at Spring Chapel Baptist Church in Purvis with burial inPurvis Community Cemetery. R.E. Tyler Funeral Home is in charge ofarrangements.

Visitation is Saturday from 1 until 2 p.m. at the church.

Mrs. Davis, 60, died Feb. 3, 2009, at Forrest General Hospitalin Hattiesburg. She was born in Bude on June 27, 1948, to T.J.Rancifer and Mary Jane Sanders Rancifer.

She was disabled. She was a member of Kingdom BuildersMinistries in Picayune.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her sons, Jessie andClifford Rancifer; a brother, Curtis Rancifer; and a sister, LillieRee Thompson.

Survivors are her husband, James Davis, of Purvis; a son, CedricFloyd Bee, of Purvis; her daughters, Lizzie Ree Jackson and JaneJohnson, both of Hattiesburg, Jacqueline Rancifer, of Collins, andToni Jones, of Picayune; her brothers, Charles Rancifer, ofMemphis, Tenn., Thomas Rancifer, of Kansas City, Kan., JessieRancifer, Percy Bailey and Floyd Sanders, all of Greenville; hersisters, Ellen Middleton, Bennie Session, Patsy Rancifer, all ofGreenville; her 16 grandchildren; and her 22great-grandchildren.