Obituary: Willie Davis Jett

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Willie Davis Jett, 91, of Franklin, formerly of Lewisburg, died Sunday, Aug. 2, 2009.

Mrs. Jett was preceded in death by her parents, William Henry and Maudie Evitt Davis; husband, Howard Jett; grandson, Mark Anthony Ladd; and stepchildren, Frances Miller, Howard Jett Jr. and Paul Jett.

She is survived by her daughter, Mary Alice Ladd (Wayne) Hollingshead of Franklin; grandchildren, Robert Earl "Coutsie" (Judy) Ladd of Columbia, Faye Janke of Lewisburg, Beverly King of Nashville, and Brenda (Gilbert) Newell of College Grove; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were conducted on Tuesday, Aug. 4, at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home with Larry Hammonds officiating, followed by burial in Williamson Memorial Gardens.

The pallbearers were Steve Skinner, Gilbert Newell, Billy Oliver, Glenn Hollingshead, Robert Ladd, Mickey Hancock, James Ronnie Ladd, and Robert Earl Ladd.

Memorial donations may be made to Alive Hospice.