Nervie Elsie Davis age 94 of Tazewell, TN was born June 18, 1918 in Hancock, County Tennessee. Passed away December 23, 2012 at the Claiborne County Nursing Home . She professed faith in Jesus Christ at an early age and was a member of Ida’s Chapel Baptist Church. Mrs. Davis was preceded in death by her parents, Milmon and Dorcas Winkler Barnard, husband Mr. Buford M. Davis, daughter and son-in-law Jean and Bob Wilmoth, son Mr. Ray B. Davis, Grandson Mr. Fred R. Davis, Step-grandsons David and Brian Rush, sisters Nellie Moles, Ethel Baumgardner and Velvie Dotson, brothers Landon and Cecil Barnard.
She is survived by her granddaughters and their husbands: DiAnne and Gary West of New Tazewell, TN, Karen and Scott Bull of Seymour, TN, Julie and Larry Davis of Douglasville, GA.
She also leaves behind her great–grandchildren: Sara West , Lauren, Leslie and David Bull, and Alec and Jonah Davis.
Mrs. Davis is also survived by several special nieces and nephews cousins and a host of dear friends.
The family also extends special recognition to Dr. Luis Pannochia , Dr. Charles DeBusk, the Claiborne County Hospital Staff, Claiborne County Rehabilitation services and the Claiborne County Nursing home Staff.
The family will receive friends Wednesday December 26 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Coffey Funeral Home chapel in New Tazewell, with the funeral service to follow at 1:00 p.m. in the chapel with Bob Sparks officiating , burial in the Winkler –Barnard Cemetery . Pallbearers will include Gary West, Scott Bull, Jim Kirk, Larry Davis, Archie Parker , Howard Bull. In lieu of Flowers the family requests that donations be made to Ida’s Chapel Baptist church in care of Julia Sutton 163 Chevy Lane Sneedville , TN37869.
Coffey Funeral Home