Jerry E. Davis, 80, a retired diesel mechanic, died Monday, April 22, 2013, in Decatur.
Funeral is 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, at Hopewell Baptist Church in Alvord with the Rev. Willie Joe Haak officiating. Burial will be in Hopewell Cemetery in Alvord. Pallbearers will be Rusty Hand, Michael McKinney, Willie Haak, Ricky Davis, Tyler Burns and Keith Johnson.
Jerry was born March 5, 1933, in Alvord to Dewey and Ivy Lee (Hogue) Davis. He married Barbara Sue White Dec. 5, 1959, in Decatur. He was a member of Hopewell Baptist Church for 80 years.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Barbara Sue Davis of Alvord; daughters Gaile Hand and husband, Rusty, of Park Springs, Starla Haak and husband, Willie, and Traci McKinney and husband, Michael, all of Alvord; sons Bart Davis and wife, Rhonda, of Watauga, and Justin Davis of Alvord; grandchildren Amy Johnson, Will Turlington, Ashton Burns, Asa Hand, Shane McKinney and Rhyle McKinney; great-grandson Nick Turlington; brothers Max Davis of Haslet, Doug Davis of Alvord and Donny Davis of Decatur; sister Carol Lumsden of Sulphur Springs; numerous nieces, nephews and a host of friends.
Jerry was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, David Davis of Alvord.