Sarah Jane Gentry Davis, age 80 of the Leonard Community in Clay County, Tenn. passed away Saturday morning, October 25, 2008 at her residence.
Funeral service for Sarah Jane Gentry Davis were conducted Tuesday afternoon, October 28, 2008, at 1 p.m. from the chapel of the Phillip Anderson & Son Funeral Home in Red Boiling Springs, Tenn. with Jimmy Cook officiating. Interment followed in the Davis Family Cemetery. Pallbearers were Travis Davis, Corey Davis, Curtis Davis, Cody Dixon, Jimi Wix and Tracy Davis. Sarah Jane was born March 29, 1928 in Clay County, Tenn., the daughter of the late William Harvey and Lena Mae Coons Gentry. Besides her parents, she was also preceded in death by her brothers, Ray and Donald Gentry. On July 10, 1948, she married James Davis, who survives. She was a homemaker and a member of the Leonard Church of Christ. Survivors besides her husband James of 60 years include: sons, Harold Davis, Gerald Fay Davis, sons & daughters-in-law, Darrell & Corinna Davis, Douglas & Linda Davis all of the Leonard Community, sisters & brothers-in-law, Dimple & Clifton York, Crawfordsville, Ind., Willa Dean & Johnny Howard, Josephine & Paul Jones all of Red Boiling Springs, Tenn., Imogene & Willard Morgan, Leonard Community, brothers & sisters-in-law, P.J. & Faye Gentry, Lafayette, Tenn., Kenneth & Ivateen Gentry, Fairfield, Tenn., Fay & Mary Ellen Gentry, Leonard Community, 8 grandchildren & 11 great-grandchildren.