Hannah Margaret "Missie" McCrary Davis OBITUARY 10/23/09
October 27, 2009
Hannah Margaret McCrary Davis "Missie"
Hannah Margaret McCrary Davis
(Oct. 23, 2009)
Hannah Margaret McCrary "Missie" Davis passed away at the family home, Oct. 23. Born in Philadelphia on Dec. 12, 1919, she was a lifelong United Methodist. Missie was very active in children's education, teaching church kindergarten for many years. She was a graduate of Virginia Intermont College and attended Vanderbilt University where she was a member of Delta Delta Delta Sorority.
She was 89.
Preceded in death by: parents, Alma Lea and Albert Franklin McCrary; first husband, John Jacob Lutz, a casualty of World War II; second husband of 52 years, Charles Henry Davis; and son, William Henry Davis.
Survivors include: sons and daughters-in-law-John Jacob "Jack" Lutz III of Loudon; Charles McCrary "Cary" and Judi Hankins Davis of Athens; and Nancy Clinton Davis of Knoxville;
Grandchildren and spouses-Margaret Elizabeth "Molly" Davis and Mark Veness; William Clinton "Clint" and Brittany Harper Davis; Stephanie Carol "Sunny" Davis and Charles Miller; Jonna Lea Lutz and Dennis Freeman;
Close friends were invited to join the family at 10 a.m., Monday in Old Steekee Cemetery for interment. A Celebration of Life and Resurrection was held at 12:30 p.m., at the Loudon United Methodist Church with Dr. Tony Collins officiating. Contributions in memory of Mrs. Davis may be made to the Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center, Office of Development and Communications, DUMC 3828, Durham, NC, 27710. McGill-Karnes Funeral Home, Loudon, in charge of arrangements.
The Advocate & Democrat, Sweetwater, TN 10/27/09