Irma Elmire Ricks Davis

Published 6:43 pm Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Funeral services for Irma Elmira Ricks Davis, age 86, of Roanoke, will be held on Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017, at 3 p.m. from Quattlebaum Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Scott Hannah officiating. Burial will follow at Big Springs Baptist Church Cemetery with Quattlebaum Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. prior to services on Saturday.

Mrs. Davis passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017, at West Georgia Hospice.

Survivors include three sons, Ricky Davis (Gail) of Kennesaw, GA, Jeff Davis (Betty Jean) of Glenville, NC, and Scot Davis (Lisa) of Roanoke; five grandchildren, Corbin (Dr. Hillary) Davis, Callie (Dr. Nick) Baldwin, Ben Davis, Laura (Lew) Moore and Stephen (Amanda) Davis; and two great-grandchildren, Henry Elam Moore and Riley Camp Baldwin.

Pallbearers will be Corbin Davis, Stephen Davis, Ben Davis, Lew Moore, Nick Baldwin and Kenneth Harkness.

A Kelleytown, GA native, Mrs. Davis was born on Aug. 15, 1931, the daughter of McDonald Grady and Annie Rilla Smith Ricks. She was a member of Big Springs Baptist Church. Mrs. Davis worked at the accounting office at Atlanta General Depot, Southern Bell Telephone Co., Henry County Schools, City County Hospital and retired as a librarian from LaGrange College.  She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Ralph Davis; brother, Gene Ricks; and sisters, Vernice Harkness and Geraldine Hodges.

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