Dorothy M. Davis

Aug 23 2007

73 year old Dorothy M. Davis of Smithville died Thursday at her residence. She was a Pentecostal and a cook at Neo's. The funeral will be Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Robert Presley will officiate and burial will be in the Gunter-Grizzle Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 4:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.; Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m.; and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, Evert and Minnie Bell Bain Lawson; a daughter, Donna Moore; two brothers, Jewell Lawson and Limmie Lawson; a half-brother, Carlon Matheny; three sisters, Susie Farris, Emmie Farless, Thelma Herman; and a half-sister, Clara Mai Caldwell. She is survived by her husband, Robert Lee Davis of Smithville. Three daughters, Joyce Farless of Tullahoma, Judy and her husband Jerry Fish of Smithville, and Bobbie Todd of Smithville. One son, Ricky and his wife Jama Todd of Smithville. Six grandchildren, six great grandchildren, and one great great grandchild survive along with two brothers, Charlie and his wife Shirley Matheny of Nashville and Toy and his wife Faye Lawson of Liberty. Two sisters, Uller and her husband Robert Presley of McMinnville and Christine and her husband Willie Murphy of Liberty. Several nieces and nephews survive in addition to three step-daughters, Tammy and her husband Mark Eby of Rocky Mountain, North Carolina, Shalane Davis of Florida, Mary and her husband Steven Penticost of Charlotte, Tennessee. One step- grandson, Mark Andrew Eby of North Carolina and a step-granddaughter, Devon Leann Eby of North Carolina. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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