Rethel Davis

May 25, 1933 ~ November 7, 2022 (age 89)


I have fought the good fight,f I have finished the race,g I have kept the faith.  Now there is in store for meh the crown of righteousness,i which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that dayj—and not only to me, but also to all who have longed for his appearing.  2 Timothy 4:7-8


Rethel Davis was born May 25, 1933 to the parents of the late Mr. Roosevelt and Mrs. Willie Bell Davis.  She departed this life on November 7, 2022 at Flowers Hospital, Dothan, AL.

At an early age she confessed Christ and joined St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church where she served faithfully until her health failed.

Rethel, the youngest of seven was preceded in death by her three sisters Roebert Gilbert, Cillie Davis, and Equilla Gilbert, two brothers Freeman Davis and Essie Davis.

She leaves to cherish her children, Eldora (Freddy) Ingram, Carolyn (James) Smith, Verdell (James) Turner, Sonny G. Davis,  Johnny (Sharon) Davis, Willie F. Davis & Randy Davis.; twelve grandchildren, Latavia, Alisa, RaMon, Ceasor, James,   Tameka, Tanganeka, Karsheena, Kendra, Darlene, Christeen, and Breyasia, and 24 great-grandchildren;  a dear friend, Debbie James and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives, and other friends.


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 Service Program


November 10, 2022

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Lewis Mortuary
847 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd
Fort Gaines, GA 39851

Please note
Graveside service will be held on Friday, November 11, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. EST in the St. Luke MBC Cemetery on St. Luke Road in Fort Gaines. Rev. Radar Fair, Sr. will be officiating. In the case of inclement weather, the service will be held at the mortuary.
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