Leatha C. Davis

DAVIS Please Sign the Guestbook @ Jacksonville.com Leatha C. Davis (LC), 102, transitioned November 2, 2013. Viewing TODAY Nov. 7th at Lewis-Smith Mortuary from 5PM - 7PM. Funeral to be held on Friday at 8 AM, at the mortuary Chapel. Interment Jacksonville National Cemetery. LC was a US Army veteran, serving in three campaigns during World War II. He attended Cornell University Culinary Institute, Ithaca, New York. He was a general foreman for the U.S. Navy Hospital, food service division at NAS Jax. He retired from civil-service in 1982 after 40 years of dedicated service. He is preceded in death by his parents, William and Jazie Davis, wife Lillian S. Davis and daughter, Lydia C. Burke. He is survived by wife, Gloria Jefferson-Davis, step-son, Lawrence Jefferson (Donna June), 3 granddaughters, 1 great-granddaughter, 4 sisters-in-law, 6 brothers-in-law, god daughter, Juanita Tunsal, devoted friend Juanita B. Wilson, many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude or Wolfson Children s Hospitals or the .


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Published in the Florida Times-Union on Nov. 7, 2013