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Norman Davis

Norman Eugene Davis, 80, of Pikeville passed away at his home on December 16, 2015 surrounded by his family.

He was a United States Army veteran, serving as a sergeant in the Korean War. Upon leaving the military, he spent his remaining lifetime working as a lineman, where he retired as a foreman for SVEC. After retirement, he enjoyed years of woodworking.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Matt Scott and Georgia Mae Payne Davis; brothers, Mack, Robert, Homer, L.V. and J. C. Davis; and sisters, Velma Daggett, Marie Russell and Ola Mae Davis.

Survivors include his beloved wife of 62 years, Frances Carol Bickford Davis; daughter, Sharon (Danny) Layne of  Tracy City; son, Gene (Susan) Davis of Liburn, Georgia; and daughter, Teresa (Bryan) McMillen of Pikeville; grandchildren, Nikki Layne, Megan (Lindsey) Smith, Eric (Erica) Davis, Brandi (Charles) Burge, Kim Davis, Kendra McMillen, Colton McMillen and Katie McMillen; great-grandchildren, Javan, Dallas and Journey Winton, Derek, Autumn, Evyn and Wyatt Burge and Austin Elliott, Trinity Reel, Cole Debord, Fallon Lafferty and Lyla McMillen; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Friday, December 16 in the funeral home chapel. Burial was in Cagle Cemetery.

Donations can be made to Hospice of Chattanooga in memory of Norman Davis.

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Putnam-Reed Funeral Home of Pikeville was in charge of arrangements.

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