Mildred Gandy Davis
Funeral services for Mrs. Mildred Gandy Davis, age 91 of Ruston, will be held Saturday, July 17, 2010 at 2:00 PM at the Ruston Church of Christ with Freddie Shows Officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Ruston under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston. Mrs. Davis was born April 16, 1919 to Clarence Percy Gandy and Lois Katy Gandy. She died July 15, 2010 in Ruston. In her professional career, she was the bookkeeper for Walpole Tires for 30 years.
In her spare time, Mrs. Davis enjoyed cooking, sewing, quilting and gardening. She was a member of the Ruston Church of Christ. Mrs. Davis is survived by her daughter: Shelby Jean and husband Joe Harris of Leesville; her son: Dr. James Edwin Davis and wife Patricia of Ruston; seven grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; her sister: Carolyn and husband Guy Williams of Lake Charles; her brother: Bobby Gene Gandy and wife Faye of Evans as well as numerous nices, nephews and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her husband: Cecil Davis; her parents; her brother: C.P. Gandy and her sister: Maxine Summerell. Pallbearers will be Kenny Branch, David Plunk, Bob Garrett, Andy Durrett, Scott Walker and Patrick Mills. Visitation will be held from 1:00 PM until service time Saturday, July 17, 2010 at the Ruston Church of Christ. Planned memorials may be made to the Christian Student Center at the Ruston Church of Christ or to St. Jude Children’s Hospital. To leave a memorial message for the family, please visit www.owensmemorialfuneralhome.com.