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Jimmie Larry Davis Sr.

A private service will be held for Jimmie Larry Davis Sr., Friday, May 1, at Riverwood Family.

Mr. Davis, 85, of Brookhaven, passed from this life April 29, 2020 at his son’s residence. He was born in Carthage, MS, June 6, 1934, to his parents, Pete Davis and Eula Mae Davis. He was the owner of Davis Auto Repair. Mr. Davis was a sports fan. He enjoyed watching NASCAR and Saints Football. He also enjoyed traveling. Fishing was his lifelong pastime. He will be missed by those who loved him.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Jewell Davis; parents; daughter, Linda Davis Jordan; brothers, Jackie Davis and Billy Davis; sisters, Peggy and Bobby; and daughters in law, Lydia Fuller Davis and Beverly Purser Davis.

Those left to cherish his memory are his sons, Jimmie Larry Davis Jr., Willie Earl Davis, and Darrell Wayne Davis. He is also survived by six grandchildren, Amanda Davis May, Jimmie Geneal “Neal” Davis, Angie Marie Davis, John Benjamin “Ben” Rowley, Heather Davis Friis, and Sarah Rowley Kitchens; and nine great-grandchildren; also his friends and caretakers, Charlie Lucas and Charlotte Watts Allen and his grandson by choice, Nicholas Bates.

Condolences and other information are available online at www.riverwoodfamily.com.