E J Davis, 71, died Monday, July 29, 2013 in the Appling Healthcare System. Davis was born March 26, 1942 in Appling County. He was a member of Riverside Baptist Church. Davis was employed by Erickson Associates as an assistant mechanical superintendent and was a retired game warden. He was preceded in death by his father, Elvin Davis and a brother, Donald Davis.
Survivors include his wife, Doris Edwards Davis of Baxley; two daughters and sons-in-law, Stephanie and Jim Horton of Brunswick and Regena and Darrell Spell of Baxley; two sons and daughters-in-law, Jeffery and Andrea Davis and Curtis and Bertha Dyal, all of Baxley; mother, Mary Emma Davis of Baxley;two sisters, Linda Jones and Brenda Johnson, both of Baxley; five brothers, Ronald Davis, Jerry Davis, Stanley Davis, Dale Davis and Jimmy Davis, all of Baxley; 13 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, August 1 at Riverside Baptist Church with the Reverends J. E. Blanton and Justin McLellan officiating. Interment followed in Riverside Church Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Larry Mumford, Kevin Mumford, Larry Bass, Billy Griffin, Brookie Carter and Clint Bass.
Honorary pallbearers were members of Riverside Baptist Church.
Musical selections were rendered by Jamie Gardner and Lauren Turner.
Arrangements were under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.