16 year old Hunter Loren Davis of Smithville died Saturday night in a traffic accident. He was a member of the Dry Creek Baptist Church and a sophomore at DeKalb County High School where he was a member of the FFA. The funeral will be Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Donald Owens will officiate and burial will be in Salem Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 10:00 a.m. until 9:00 pm. and Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 2:00 p.m. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Garland Cripps. He is survived by his parents, Ray and Annette Davis of Smithville. A brother, Tanner Davis of Smithville. A sister, Christian Davis of Atlanta, Georgia. His maternal grandmother, Violet Cripps of Smithville. His paternal grandparents, Ann Baldwin of Nashville and Raymond Davis of Nashville. A niece, Layla Davis of Atlanta, Georgia. Special girlfriend, Andrea Stringer of Smithville.His paternal great grandmother, Beatrice Moore of Nashville. Uncle, Stevie and his wife Brenda Cripps of Smithville. Aunts, Terresa Ayers of Smyrna and Lucy Davis of Donelson. Cousins, Chris Wood, Marcus and Corey Ayers, and numerous great aunts and uncles and a host of friends also survive. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
A Memorial Scholarship Fund has been established in memory of Hunter Davis. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to the scholarship fund.