Frances Alene Applewhite Davis

Published 1:30 pm Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Funeral service for Mrs. Frances Alene Applewhite Davis will be 11 a.m., Saturday, April 17, 2021, at Philadelphia Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Visitation is from 10 a.m. until the time of service.

Mrs. Davis, 85, of Brookhaven, passed away April 14, 2021. She began her life journey April 30, 1935, in Lincoln County. She was born to Alfred Davis Applewhite Sr. and Pinkie Lea Applewhite. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Mrs. Davis was a member of Philadelphia Baptist Church.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Billy Gene Davis; her parents; infant daughter; brothers, Billy Applewhite, A.D. Applewhite Jr. and Paul Applewhite; and her sister, Evelyn Mason.

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She is survived by her son, Randy Davis (Jennifer); daughters, Kathy Harris (John) and Melissa Cole (Mike); sister, Alice Smith; seven grandchildren, Jenny Leggett (Jason), Alex Davis, Dustin Case (Jill), Anthony Harris, Craig Harris, Brien Cole and Abby Cole; 16 great-grandchildren; and also by her sister-in-law, Etta Applewhite; a host of nieces and nephews; as well as other loving family members and friends.

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