Nellie Edwards Davis

Nellie Edwards Davis, 78, of Jonesville, passed from this life on Saturday, September 28, 2013, in Alexandria. She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Jonesville. Services were held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Oct.1, at First United Methodist Church of Jonesville with the Revs. David Carlton and Jim Elder officiating. Interment followed in the Jena Cemetery near Jena under direction of Young’s Funeral Home of Jonesville. She was preceded in death by her parents, Johnnie and Lillie Edwards; a son, Joseph Mark Davis; and three brothers, Oliver Edwards, Howard Paul Edwards, and Johnnie Frank Edwards. Survivors include her husband, Joseph H. Davis; her son, Tim Davis and wife Melissa; daughter-in-law, Joni F. Davis; grandchildren, Scott Davis, Joseph Davis, Heather Davis, John Davis, and Jordan Davis, all of Jonesville; great grandchildren, Hunter Blake Hamilton; two brothers, Norman Harold Edwards of Vidalia, and Robbie J. Edwards of Tioga; two sisters, Annie Lee Taylor of Ridgecrest and Dorothy Freeman of Jonesville. Pallbearers were Scott Davis, Joseph Davis, John Davis, David Freeman, Jr., Rob Freeman, and Ryan Hamilton.
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