Lula M. Davis
Sep 8, 2013
Lula M. Davis
Sept. 8, 2013
Mrs. Lula M. Davis, 104, of Athens, passed Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013.
She was born June 22, 1909, in Piney Grove, N.C., to the late Lee and Harriet Hampton Armstrong. She met and married the late Sidney Knox Davis. The couple lived in a number of states, but were time long residents of New York City, N.Y., and the surrounding metropolitan area. For many years, they worked as a domestic couple. She was a dedicated member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Medina Court No. 11, Daughters of Isis-P.H.A. Oasis of New York, for many years. She was loved and respected by all.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Sydney Knox Davis; her parents, Lee and Harriet Hampton Armstrong; sisters, Leona Yellowton and Bertha Ellis; brothers, Julius Armstrong, Leroy Armstrong, Wilfred Armstrong and Paul Armstrong; and her stepdaughter, Loretta Davis.
Survivors include her niece, Mary L. McBee of Athens; sister-in-law, Billie Porter Armstrong of Athens; two grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews including: five great-nephews; seven great-nieces; six great-great-nephews; 11 great-great-nieces; three great-great-great-nephews; and three great-great-great-nieces.
Funeral services will be Friday, Sept. 13, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of M.D. Dotson & Sons Funeral Home of Athens with the Rev. Wayne Williams officiating.
The family will receive friends 30 minutes before the service from 1:30 to 2 p.m. at the funeral home.
Interment will follow in Hammonds Cemetery in Athens.
Words of comfort may be submitted at www.mddotsonandsons.com
M.D. Dotson & Sons Funeral Home of Athens is in charge of arrangements.