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Charles Davis

June 5, 1930 — June 19, 2012

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Charles H. Davis

Wrens, GA  – Charles Harmon Davis, 82, loving husband of 58 yrs to Elizabeth Rogers Davis, entered into rest Tuesday night, June 19, 2012 at his residence.  Funeral services will be held at 11:00AM on Saturday, June 23, 2012 in the James Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. James M. Ford officiating. Interment will follow in the Wrens Memorial Cemetery.
Charles was one of 11 children born to the late Nannie Reid Davis and the late Harmon “Buddy” Davis in Lincoln County. Having grown up in Lincoln County made him an avid fan of Lincoln County football.  He was a member of Wrens Baptist Church and the Walter Jacobson Sunday School class. He was a former member of Stonewall Lodge #98 and Alee Temple. Charles was a retired plumber pipe fitter and a member of Plumbers and Steamfitters Local #150 for 50 yrs. He enjoyed dancing and was a member of the Wrens Wranglers Square Dance Club. He also enjoyed fishing with his sons at Santee Lakes. Charles’ greatest pleasure was spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Charles was also preceded in death by his siblings, Lonnie Davis, Tommy Davis, Barnard Davis, Emma Lou Lawton and Kate Rich. Other survivors include his three children, Wayne Davis Sr. (Rea), James Franklin Davis (Freida) and Eillen D. Cranford (Billy); two brothers, Alvin Davis (Carolyn) and Dorsey Davis (Shirley); three sisters, Cynthia D. Bayaze (Steve), Bea D. Huff and Mamie D. Oldham; 6 grandchildren, Wayne Davis Jr. (Leigh), Brandon Davis (Nadine), Joe Davis (Christy), Christopher Davis (Allison), Becky Cranford (Nathan) and Nikki Eggers (Jason); 10 great grandchildren, Marie Watts, Kaylee Watts, Jason Eggers Jr., Nicholas Eggers, Raven Davis, Trey Davis, Brandon Davis Jr., Caleb Davis, Carson Davis, and Collin Davis; many nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Gene Prescott, who was a constant encourager and prayer warrior. Pallbearers will be Brandon Davis Sr., Joe Davis, Wayne Davis Jr., Tony Kelley, Larry Lariscy and Nathan Watts. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be the Walter Jacobson Sunday School Class.
The family desires memorial contributions be made to Wrens Baptist Church Building Fund, PO Box 217, Wrens GA 30833.
The family will receive friends Friday, June 22, 2012 from 6:00-8:00PM at James Funeral Home.
Heartfelt thanks are extended to his caregivers—Jenette Richardson, Wanda Kelly and Ivalee Brown.
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Come With Me

The Lord saw you getting tired
And a cure was not to be
So He put his arms around  you
And whispered “Come with me.”

With tearful eyes, we watched you suffer
And saw you fade away.
Although we loved your dearly,
We could not make you stay.

A golden heart stopped beating,
A beautiful smile at rest.
God broke our hearts to prove
He only takes the best.

It’s lonesome here without you.
We miss you so each day.
Out lives aren’t the same
Since you went away.

When days are sad and lonely,
And everything goes wrong
We seem to hear you whisper,
“Cheer up and carry on.”

Each time we see your picture,
You seem to smile and say,
“Don’t cry. I’m in God’s keeping.
We’ll meet again someday.”
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