Jo Ann Davis
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Jo Ann Davis
  • February 28, 1936 - October 22, 2017
  • Paris, Texas

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Jo Ann Cravens Davis, 81, of Paris, passed away Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017.

Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26th, at Bright-Holland Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Fortenberry officiating. Burial will be made in Red Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 – 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Davis, the daughter of Royce & Ludie Brown Cravens, was born Feb. 28, 1936, in Arthur City.

She graduated from Chicota High School. Her career as a waitress spanned forty years working at the Holiday Inn, the Nicholson House and prior to entering the nursing home eleven years ago the last twenty years of her career were spent at Sandwich Etc.

Jo Ann was very active in Al-Anon.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Dusty Davis, one brother, Donald Cravens and one sister, Louise Cooper.

Survivors include her daughter, Teresa Pace & husband Don of Clarksville, a granddaughter, Amber Robinson & husband Adam of Frisco, two grandchildren, Mason and Finley Robinson, four siblings, Berma Gray of Dallas, Charlotte Vanderburg & husband Merrell of Powderly, Robbie Henson of Powderly and Anthony Cravens of Reno along with several nieces & nephews and a host of friends.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorials be made to The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Ave., 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001. (1-866-232-8484)