Bessie Pearl Davis

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Bessie Pearl Davis, 101, of Lewisburg, died Monday, Aug. 13, 2012, in NHC Lewisburg.

Mrs. Davis was a native of Marshall County, and daughter of the late Andrew West and Mattie Ida Osborne Thompson. She retired from Faber Castell Corporation and NHC Oakwood. She was a member of Church Street Church of Christ.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 33 years, William Carl "Jack" Davis; two daughters, Linda Carol Davis Sharp and Rita Gale Davis; three sisters, Lucille "Tommie" McCormack, Rubye "Henry" Odom, and "Sis" M.L. "Jim" Karnes; five brothers, Robert "Katie" Thompson, Paul "Ima" Thompson, Jim Thompson, Cecile "Jhonnie" Thompson, and Allen Thompson.

She is survived by one granddaughter, Michelle "Jim" Stiteler of Lewisburg; son-in-law, Wayne Sharp; great-grandson, Trey Swinney; great-granddaughter, Shelby Stiteler; sister-in-law, Mary Davis of Lewisburg; and extended family, Betty Sharp Thomason.

Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, Aug. 14, from the chapel of London Funeral Home, followed by burial in Middleview Memorial Gardens.

Memorial donations may be made to the Diabetes Association, 4205 Hillsboro Road, Suite 200, Nashville, TN 37215-3339.

London Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.