Carmon T. Davis

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Carmon T. Davis

Carmon Taylor Davis was born October 9, 1936, in Florence, Ala., the son of the late Herschel Lee and Rhoda Caldonia Green Davis. Mr. Davis died Wednesday, July 17, 2013, at Eliza Coffee Memorial Hospital in Florence at the age of 76 years, 9 months and 8 days. Mr. Davis, a U.S. Navy veteran, was retired from Brown's Ferry, a member of Laborers Union 366 and Bethel Grove Church. On Aug. 9, 1961, he was married to Clara Rea Pigg Davis.

He is survived by his wife, Clara Rea Pigg Davis, of Iron City, Tenn.; two sons, Kevin Davis and wife, Janet, of Green Hill, Ala., and Eric Davis and wife, Kristi, of Florence, Ala; a daughter, Melissa Krieger and husband, Edgar, of Florence, Ala.; four grandchildren, Jacob Krieger and wife, Danielle, Corey Krieger, Jonah Davis and Sara Beth Davis; great- grandchildren, Ethan Krieger and Caleb Krieger; two brothers, Melvin Davis and wife, Becky, of Cullman, Ala., and Phillip Davis and wife, Shelia, of Killen, Ala.; two sisters, Shelby Davis Trousdale and husband, Franklin, of Florence, Ala., and Sandra Davis Lyell and husband, Bob, of O'Fallon, Mo.; several nieces; nephews; and a host of friends.

Services will be Sunday, July 21, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Shackelford Funeral Chapel in Collinwood, Tenn., with Gerald Montgomery officiating. Burial, with military honors, will follow in Railroad Cemetery with Shackelford Funeral Directors in charge of arrangements. Visitation will be Saturday, July 20, from 6-9 p.m. and Sunday one hour prior to services.

Pallbearers are Jon Davis, Jacob Krieger, Corey Krieger, Robert Givens, Freddy Moss and Roy Pigg. Honorary pallbearer is Jonah Davis.
Published in Florence Times Daily on July 20, 2013
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