Irene Davis

    Evelyn Irene Davis, 54, of Whitwell passed away Monday, May 18, 2009 at her home surrounded by family.
    She was preceded in death by her mother, Mary Layne Rutledge; father, Clyde Layne; brothers, Lee Austin Layne and Jerry Layne; and granddaughter, Cassie Roop.
    She is survived by her husband, Marcus Ray Davis; step-father, Spud Rutledge; children, Allison (David) Roop, Mark (Crystal) Davis, Danielle Davis and Laura Davis, all of Whitwell, and Josh (Joanie) Davis of Dunlap; sisters, Ginger Sims of Dunlap, Carol Davis of Cartwright, Villa (Sam) Davis of Whitwell, Norma (Danny) Kilgore of Palmer and Kathy (Paul) Shell of Murfreesboro; brothers, Junior (Nelda) Layne of Crossroads, Billy Ralph Layne, Gene (Jean) Layne and Howard (Laurie) Rut-ledge, all of Dunlap, Don (Connie) Layne of Cartwright and Vernon (Carol) Layne of Ohio; and ten grandchildren.
    Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 20 in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Justin Griffith officiating.
    Burial was in Grayson Cemetery.
    In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Donor Services, P.O. Box 4072, Pittsfield, MA 01202.
    Whitwell Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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