The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

Obituaries

August 3, 2013

Jean Davis

— Jean Mitchell Davis, 82 of Athens died Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, at Athens-Limestone Hospital.

The funeral is at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 4, at McConnell Funeral Home with Pastor Steve Hargrove officiating. Burial is in Roselawn Cemetery.

Visitation is from 1:30 p.m. until time of the service at the funeral home.

Jean Mitchell Davis was born July 17, 1931, in Little Rock, Ark., to William Vanleer Merrell and Annie Gatlin Merrell. She was a member of Cash Point Baptist Church. In her early career she was co-owner of Nelson Burgers. Mrs. Davis retired to help raise her grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Robert (Terrapin) Davis.

Survivors include one son, Michael Mitchell; and one daughter, Phyllis Grela, both of Athens; one stepdaughter, Lisa Holland of Huntsville; five grandchildren, Brett Hogan and wife Chawnta of Ardmore, Brooklyn Watson and husband Doug of Athens, Bree Grela of Huntsville, Bridgitt Grela of Florence, and Chad Mitchell of Toney; and five great-grandchildren, Britain Watson, Abbigail Watson, Emma Watson, Hayden Hogan and Keira Hogan.

Pallbearers will be Jimmy White, Harry McLin, Danny King, Donnie Barron, Marty Bruce and Doug Watson.

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