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Funeral service for Billie Jane Davis will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday at Foote Street Church of Christ with burial to follow in Tiplersville Cemetery.

Visitation will be Sunday evening from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Memorial Funeral Home.

Billie Jane Davis peacefully left this world for her heavenly home on June 30, 2017. She was born on July 30, 1920. Billie Jane was surrounded by her five daughters as her life on this earth ended. She was a dearly loved Mother, a precious grandmother, adored great-grandmother and a Christian friend to so many. She was a faithful member of the Foote Street Church of Christ.

Billie Jane was dearly loved and survived by her daughters, Sandra Cadle, Carolyn Garner (Tommy), Cathy Spencer, Debbie Timbes, and Vicki Wilcher (Kim).

Billie Jane was known as "Mama Jane" by many whose lives she touched. Mama Jane had 13 grandchildren, Nick Cadle (Emily), Nicole Webb (Chris), Kimberly Parker, Thomas Garner IV (Ashley), Elizabeth Garner, Spence Spencer, Sally Hammett (Philip), Susan Butler (John), Andrea Hardin, Chad Timbes (Jennifer), Rene Bullock, Jacob Wilcher, and Nikolas Wilcher. Mama Jane was also loved by 19 great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, and a special cousin, Kathleen McMillin.

Billie Jane was a graduate of Chalybeate High School, where her team won a state basketball championship in 1937. She went on to continue her education at Holmes Junior College. She went to work for Weavers Pants Factory, where she worked for 35 years. After leaving Weavers she worked for Hall/World Color for 10 years.

Her true claim to fame came from her baking. She became known as "The Caramel Cake Lady". She enjoyed making cakes and sharing them for any occasion. Planting and caring for her flowers was a favorite past-time. Watching her children, grands and great-grandchildren play sports was always a delight. She also was an excellent seamstress.

Ms. Davis was preceded in death by her parents, Robert H. and Ruby Purnell McCoy; sisters, Elizabeth Compton, Lumava Jones, brother, Robert H. McCoy, Jr., and father of her children, Robert Woodrow Davis.

Pallbearers for Mama Jane will be her grandsons.

Charles Curtis and Reed Swindle will officiate.

Because of Billie Jane's love of family and children, her family asks that in lieu of flowers donations be made to the Youth Ministry at Foote St. Church of Christ or Pinevale Children's Home, or St. Jude Children's Hospital.

Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.