Obituary – Donald Davis

Published 12:22 pm Monday, October 28, 2019

Donald Davis, 87, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford.

Funeral services for Mr. Davis will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019, at Batesville Presbyterian Church. Rev. Jerry Long will officiate. 

Donald, a lifelong Batesville resident, was the owner of Davis Family Pharmacy, where he practiced and served the community since 1956, following graduation from the University of Mississippi pharmacy school. 

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The loving family he leaves behind to cherish his precious memory include his wife of 67 years, Betty Gillespie Davis of Batesville, Miss.; daughter, Dianne Davis Cummins (Larry), of Batesville; two sons, Donald Davis, Jr., of Batesville, and Dale Davis (Julie), of Oxford; five grandchildren, Michael Davis, Christopher Cummins, Adam Cummins, Kendal Davis, and LCpl. Ian Davis, USMC; two great grandchildren, Cera Jo Davis and Madison Davis. 

Memorial contribution may be made to Batesville Presbyterian Church, 121 Eureka St., Batesville, MS 38606 or United Service Organization, USO