Father Henry Davis, 89, departed this life Saturday August 24, 2019 at his home in Marion County. He was the husband of Jenny Davis. You may visit the family at 603 Smith St. Marion.
Public viewing will be held at the Jackson & McGill Memorial Chapel, Marion on Friday August 30, 2019 beginning at 12:00 noon- 6:00 pm.
Wake services will be held at the Jackson & McGill Memorial Chapel, Marion on Friday August 30, 2019, 6:00 pm-9:00pm.
Funeral services are scheduled to be held at the Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church Saturday August 31, 2019 at 3:00 pm. He will be laid to rest in the Old Ford Cemetery, Gresham, SC.
On August 24, 2019 at 10:46 in the morning Henry Davis, Sr. received a call to begin the most adventurous and amazing journey he could have ever imagined. He answered, and to his amazement, the voice simply said, “it’s time, come on home!”
Henry Davis, Sr. was born September 25, 1929 to Sarah G. and Boyce Davis in Marion County. Both Parents preceded him in death. He grew up on a farm and worked as a construction worker most of his life, building major interstate highways and federal roadways, in several states and major cities. He enjoyed singing and playing guitar with a few local quartets, a great fan of boxing and wrestling (some friends call him “Hen Pin”). He often dreamed of becoming a professional fighter.
He was a Retired Free Mason and a devoted Trustee and Deacon of Mt Pisquah Baptist Church. He leaves to carry on his memory wife Jenny Davis, brothers, Robert Lee Davis and Clifton Davis, brother-in-law David Wilson, Sister-in-law Juanita W. Wood, daughter Annie M./Tony Mullins, son Henry E. Jr./Roslyn Davis, daughter Frances L. Williams, son Lenzie C./Gail Davis, son Jolly B.W./Cheryl Davis, Daughter Betty D./Campanella Godfrey, son Bobby/Sandra Livingston, 30 grandchildren, 44 great-grandchildren, 5 great-great- grandchildren, a host of very special nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and associates. Everyone knew Henry loved his children and family and they loved him equally. In his last days of preparation for his eternal journey He made his final peace and reconciliation with God and mankind through prayerful intersection by his grandson Henry David Davis, III. Three Stepdaughters; Angela Brown, Karen Morrison, Elder Pamela Nobles, special child; Tina Morrison.
“For whether we live, we live unto the Lord; and whether we die, we die unto the Lord: whether we live therefore, or die, we belong to the Lord.” Rom. 14:8