OBITUARY - BENNIE L. DAVIS, Sr.
Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
Thursday, February 09., 2006
Bennie L. DAVIS Sr. son of Ralph and Jean (DAVIS) SKINNER died Friday January 20, 2006. He
was born June 1, 1935. a native of Blockton and Diagonal Iowa. Bennie came to the Brunswick [Georgia] area
while serving in the US Navy. He was enlisted during the Korean Conflict and Vietnam War and retired
after 20 years of service to his country. Bennie was also a Glynn County Police Officer in the late 70's. He
was a member of Lighthouse Baptist Church and the Fleet Reserve association. He loved fishing and golf and
he especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. He was a wonderful father and will be sadly
missed. One of the highlights of his last year was being able to come back to Missouri in August for the
DAVIS Cousins Reunion.
Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Rita (BEASLY) DAVIS of the home, son Bennie L. (Donna)
DAVIS Jr., Tammy (Dobie) STRICKLAND both of Brunswick and Jean (Terry) FLECK of Weirsdale FL,
sister Mary HUGHES of Grant City, MO; 8 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren.
Memorial Service was held January 25, 2006 at the Lighthouse Baptist Church in Brunswick, GA. the
Police Department of Brunswick, GA, and the US Navy took part in the services.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker