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Frances Lucinda (Gwynn) DavisMay 30, 1921 ~ October 3, 2017 (age 96)
Frances Lucinda Gwynn Davis, age 96, lifelong resident of Somerville and wife of the late Thomas Edward “Ted” Davis, died Tuesday afternoon, October 3, 2017 at Bells Nursing Home in Bells, Tennessee.
Services of Remembrance for Mrs. Davis were conducted at 1 P.M. Friday, October 6, 2017 at Peebles Main Funeral Chapel in Somerville with Bro. Bob Connerley, pastor of Brownsville Baptist Church, officiating. A tribute to Mrs. Davis's life was given by Debbie Davis and Eva Essary. Special music was given by Melvin German, soloist and Beverly Summers, pianist. Interment followed in the Somerville City Cemetery. Arrangements were provided by Peebles Fayette County Funeral Homes & Cremation Center – Main Chapel of Somerville.
Mrs. Davis was born May 30, 1921 in Fayette County, Tennessee, the daughter of the late Garland Ray Gwynn and Lula Mae Tacker Gwynn. She was a lifelong resident of the Somerville area and was a graduate of Fayette County High School Class of 1939. She was an active member of First Baptist Church in Somerville where she taught the RA’s and GA’s. She loved being involved with the youth and the Sunbeam preschool kids. Mrs. Davis was a member of the Eastern Star, where she served as a Worthy Matron, and enjoyed cooking, dancing, playing piano, playing cards, music, singing and sewing.
Mrs. Davis is survived by two daughters, Joyce Davis Rhodes of Memphis, TN, Patricia Davis Chambers (Terry) of Brownsville, TN; three sons, John Albert Davis, Sr. of Gadsden, TN, Garland Edward Davis (Tracey) of Somerville, TN, Donald Ray Davis of Somerville, TN; her brother, Thomas Ray Gwynn of Tullahoma, TN; 12 grandchildren, Marie Williams, Debbie Davis, Wanda Jordan, John Albert Davis, Jr., Melissa Cheeks, Karen Feathers Jeter, Jeffrey Segerson, Patrick Davis, Landon Davis, Jennifer Mettler, Eva Medford Essary, Allison Chambers Saxon; 21 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Mrs. Davis was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Edward “Ted” Davis who died January 27, 1986; her parents, Garland Ray Gwynn and Lula Mae Tacker Gwynn; two sisters, Edna Louise Gwynn Lucas, Mary Lee Boldreghini; and her brother, John Albert Gwynn.
Those honored to serve as pallbearers were Patrick Davis, Landon Davis, John Albert Davis, Jr., Christian Davis, Terry Chambers, Corry Essary and Jeffrey Segerson.
The family requests that memorials be directed to Crockett County Carl Perkins Center, 78 E. Park Street, Alamo, TN 38001.