Davis, Mary Etta (Summerville)

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Mary Etta Davis, age 85, of Back Berryton Road, Summerville, Georgia, passed away Sunday morning, October 20, 2019, at the home of her daughter, Joyce Pritchett, in Menlo, Ga. 

A native of Chattooga County, she was born in the Subligna community, on Nov. 16, 1933, to the late James and Haney Dooley Hix. 

She was a member of the West Berryton Faith Temple, a retiree of the sewing department of Georgia Glove Mill. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Roy Carlton “Curley” Berry; step-mother, Gracie Hix; and a great-grandson, Tanner Nixon.

Surviving are her husband, Edgar (Ed) Davis; daughter, Joyce (Wayne) Pritchett; son, James (Butch), (Elvia) Berry; sisters, Ella Taylor and Farris Hix; brother, Jimmy Hix; 10 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Oct. 23, at 2 p.m. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home, with Brother Jason Boyd and Brother Matt Hall officiating, interment in Lyerly Cemetery.  Active pallbearers will be Mark Nixon, Jackie Pritchett, Carlos Rios, Tim Willingham, Will Stewart, and Anniston Mann; honorary pallbearers will be the Ladies Sunday School Class of West Berryton Faith Temple. 

The family will receive friends Tuesday, Oct. 22, from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. 

Earle Rainwater Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 


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