Trophine Huff Davis

Published 4:45 pm Thursday, April 23, 2020


There will be a Private Graveside Service at Riverwood Memorial Park.

Mrs. Trophine Huff Davis was born on July 29, 1917, to Ethel and Carl Huff and passed away at the age of 102, on April 20, 2020.

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She was born in Knoxville, Tennessee and grew up in Chattanooga, Tennessee. She graduated from Carson Newman College in

Elementary Education and taught school until she retired in 1982.

She was a member of the Red Cross during World War II. She married Emmitt Davis and moved to Mississippi where she taught elementary school.
She played the piano for her church most of her life. She played the dulcimer, sewed, quilted, enjoyed all kinds of arts and crafts, was active in civic clubs, and loved to travel.

She was a resident of Silver Cross Nursing Home since December 2006.

She is survived by her children, Linda Sue (Fred) Lytle of Brandon, Walter (Suzette) Davis of Baton Rouge, grandchildren, Carla Wallace, Ashley Deaton, Ginger Lytle Stillions, Brett Davis, Brodie Davis, John Lytle, and nine great-grandchildren.

The family would like to thank Silver Cross for the loving care given to her.

Donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 322 8th 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001, Pearl’s Memory Babies, P.O. Box 74, Shepherdsville, KY 40165