Davis, Raynor Mae

Thursday, June 13, 2019
Raynor Davis
Raynor Davis

Raynor Mae Davis, 63, of Chattanooga, passed away on Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at her residence.

She was a graduate of Kirkman Technical High School, class of 1973 and continued her education at Tennessee State University. She was a member of Olivet Baptist Church and served on the Matthew 25 Ministry.

Raynor was preceded in death by her father, Usher Raymond, Jr; mother, Elois Davis; grandmother, Dimple Mae Castlin; great aunt, Virgil Fennell Ruffin; aunt, Queen Baker; sisters, Linda Raymond and Connie Raymond; brother, Usher Raymond III.

Survivors include her son, Sean Nix of Chattanooga; daughter, Christin Nix of Chicago, IL; brothers, Duane Raymond of San Diego, CA and Eric Raymond of Atlanta, GA; sisters, Vjaya Davis, Devora Grissom, and Wava Raymond Brooks, all of Chattanooga; nephews, Shawn Thomas and Elijah Frost, both of Chattanooga; nieces, Fiona Davis, Sade Frost, and Akia Grissom, all of Chattanooga; special friend, Mary Shaw; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be on Friday, June 14, from 4-5 p.m. at Taylor Funeral Home.

Graveside services will be on Saturday, June 15, at 1 p.m. in Forest Hills Cemetery with Sean Nix as the eulogist.


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