Nellie Davis

Nellie Ruth "Tincy" Hawkins Davis, 78, of Chattanooga, went to meet James D. Davis, husband of 42 years and to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013. Nell was born on Sept.8, 1935, to Charlie and Evelyn Jones Hawkins in Chattanooga. She attended H. Clay Evans Grammar School, Dickinson Junior High and graduated from Kirkman Vocational in 1954. She was employed with Fowler Brothers Furniture for 16 years and retired from Southern Credit Union after more than 29 years. She was a member of Calvary Church East Ridge since 1989, a Missionette Mom for many years and a member of the Joy Group, Widows at the Cross and a Prayer Warrior. Nell was also a member for over 25 years with the Ladies Auxiliary of American Legion Post 95 in East Ridge. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Randall Davis; brother, James Hawkins; sister, Ann Mullins; and stepmother, Edna Hawkins. Surviving are her sister, Katherine Bales, of Chattanooga; stepsister, Sherry Youmans, of Georgia; son, Richard Davis; grandson, Joshua Davis; great-granddaughters, Sophia and Lettie; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, at Calvary Church (1200 S. Seminole Ave, East Ridge, TN 37412) with Rev. Bill Lickliter officiating and visitation one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow at Chattanooga National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Calvary Church or Hospice of Chattanooga (4411 Oakwood Drive, Chattanooga, TN 37416). Please share your thoughts and memories at Arrangements are by the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 404 S, Moore Road, East Ridge, TN 37412.

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