Mrs. Jane L. Davis

  • BORN: October 27, 1923
  • DIED: January 21, 2018
  • LOCATION: Covington, Georgia

Mrs. Jane Lancaster Davis, 94, of Covington formerly of Sylvester died Sunday January 21, 2018 at Pruitt Health in Covington.
The graveside funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday January 24, 2018 at the Hillcrest Cemetery. The Rev. Donnie Duncan will officiate.
Mrs. Davis was born on October 27, 1923 in Albany GA to the late P.M. Lancaster and Jeanette Hires Ford. Following her marriage to Wendell Davis, Sr., they moved from Albany to Sylvester, where she lived for more than 60 years. Mrs. Davis was retired from Sylvester Banking Company where she served as a teller. She was an active member of the First Baptist Church, where she enjoyed serving the lord in various capacities. After retiring, she enjoyed traveling, spending time gardening and working in her yard. Mrs. Davis enjoyed sharing time with her many friends. She moved to Covington GA in 2006 to be closer to her family.
Survivors include her daughter, Sharon D. Swenson (Richard) of Covington; grandson, Chad Swenson (Minda) of Toccoa, GA; granddaughter, Andrea Maxon (Michael) of Covington GA; great grandchildren, Nick Maxon, Lauren Swenson, Brandon Maxon and Davis Swenson.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Davis was preceded in death by her husband, Wendell Davis, Sr. on November 21, 1989 and a son, Wendell Davis, Jr.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the First Baptist Church, 207 N. Isabella Street, Sylvester, GA 31791.
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Banks Funeral Home in Sylvester is in charge of arrangements.

Graveside Service
  • January 24, 2018
    11:00 AM
  • Hillcrest Cemetery
  • 701 S. Isabella St.
  • Sylvester, GA 31791
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