DAVIS, FRANKLIN LOUIS - age 64 of MD, entered eternal life on Saturday, April 12, 2014. He was the son of late James and Emma Carter Davis. He is survived by devoted wife of 15 years, Verenda Tate Davis; daughters, Aulisa Davis, MD, Delinda Jones; step son and wife, Charles R. Wade & Irene; step daughters, Terri LeBlanc and Kristin Moseley, OH; sisters, Rose Hamlin, MD, Brenda Taylor and JoAnn (Linwood) Smith, both of Knoxville; two grandsons; special friends, Bruce Taylor, Dennis Troutman, Lynn Netherland of Knoxville, Larry Frazier, Darren Hutchison, Morgan Baker, Bill Kelley all of Maryland, Family will receive friends Wednesday 11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. with funeral services to follow, Rev. Dr. Samuel Hayward, III officiating. Interment Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery (John Sevier Hwy.) Jarnigan & Son Mortuary in charge of arrangements.