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OBIT: Mrs. Lettie Davis

Mrs. Lettie Davis

Ms. Lettie Davis age 83 of the Hogans Creek Community died at the home of her grandson’s family, who had been caring for her during a period of declining health. She was pronounced deceased at 9:19 a.m. Thursday morning September 12, 2019 at the Riverview Regional Medical Center E.R. in Carthage.

Funeral services are scheduled for Friday afternoon September 20th from the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home and burial will follow in the McKinley family estate at Cedar Hill Cemetery. Minister Preston Cater will officiate and her granddaughter Kalee Bradley will deliver the eulogy.

Ms. Davis will be at her beloved Braden United Methodist Church for viewing on Thursday afternoon September 19th from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. and the family will receive friends at Sanderson in Carthage on Friday from 1 p.m. until services at 3 p.m. at Sanderson in Carthage.

Ms. Davis was born Lettie Read in Nashville on June 1, 1936 and was the only child of the late Eva Laura McKinley who died February 16, 1993 at the age of 85.

Ms. Davis was preceded in death by a daughter, Maria Antoinette Davis who died at the age of 36 on May 28, 1991 as a result of acute renal failure.

Ms. Davis graduated from high school while living in Virginia and was a longtime member of the Braden United Methodist Church.

She retired as a nurse tech at the former Smith County Memorial Hospital (now Riverview Regional Medical Center) and had worked in many area homes as a caregiver since her retirement as a nurse.

Surviving is her grandson and his wife who were her caregivers, Joseph E. “Boss” Bradley V and his wife Brandy; two grandchildren, Kalee Bradley and Maddux Read Bradley all of the Hogans Creek Community; a son, Joe Davis Jr. of Las-Pinas, Philippines.

Sanderson of Carthage