Tifton Gazette


April 29, 2014

Marie Tompkins Davis

TIFTON — Marie Tompkins Davis, 72, of Tifton, died Monday, April 28, 2014 at Southern Care Assisted Living in Tifton. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Pine Forest Cemetery. The Rev. Jack Perrin will officiate. The family will receive friends from 7 until 9 p.m. today at Banks Funeral Home.

Mrs. Davis was born July 6, 1941 in Sumner, to the late Rena Saunders and Grady Tompkins. She lived in Tifton since February 2014 moving from Sycamore where she resided for 17 years. Mrs. Davis was a homemaker and a registered nurse formerly employed with Dr. H. Gordon Davis, Sylvester Health Care and Tift Health Care Nursing Homes.

She enjoyed working crossword puzzles, sewing and listening to bluegrass music.

Survivors include her husband, J. Gordon Davis of Tifton; daughter, Anita D. White (Jerry) of Sycamore; grandchildren, James “Buck” White and Lori White, of Sycamore;  sisters, Susie T. Pendley (Ray) of Warwick,  Gracie T. Duckworth (Ralph) of Leesburg, Patsie T. Cannon, (Carroll) of Ty Ty; brother, Freddie Tompkins (Peggy) of Sumner.

Please sign our online guest registry at www.banksfh.com. Banks Funeral Home in Sylvester is in charge of the arrangements.

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