James O. 'Sam' Davis

James O. "Sam" Davis, 91, went home to be with the Lord at 2:14 p.m. Thursday, May 8, 2014 at St. David's Hospital, Austin, Texas. He was born in Norwood, LA, and was a resident of the Baywood Community (Clinton). He was retired after 42 years with the Jenkins & Gifford Hills Companies. Deacon Davis was a member of Cedar Grove Temple COGIC. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 17, 2014, at Cedar Grove Temple COGIC, with visiting from 9 a.m. Interment will be in the Church Cemetery, Baywood. Survivors include daughters Audrey and Veronica; sons, James, Dempsey, and Daryl; 18 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary, his first wife Gail, his parents Joe and Realie Grant, and siblings Joe, Johnnie, Robert, Charlie, Carleen, Gertrude, Clara, Lucinda, and Octavia. Services entrusted to Richardson Funeral Home (Clinton). Sign guest book at http://richardsonfuneralhomela.com.

Funeral Home

Richardson Funeral Home
11816 Jackson Street Clinton, LA 70722
(225) 683-5222

Published in TheAdvocate.com from May 15 to May 17, 2014