Ann Elizabeth Pierson Davis

Published 4:53 pm Wednesday, February 16, 2022

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Ann Elizabeth Pierson Davis, 84, passed away Feb. 12, 2022, in Forsyth, Georgia.

She was born Nov. 3, 1937, in Forsyth to the late James Harris “Buck” Pierson, Sr., and Mildred (Walker) Pierson and was a long-time resident of Monroe County.

She graduated from Mary Persons High School in 1955.  On June 10, 1955, she married Larry M. Davis, who preceded her in death on June 20, 2009.

A homemaker, Mrs. Davis was a devout Christian and taught, among other things, children’s Sunday School at Midway Baptist Church in Lizella and later at Rogers United Methodist Church in Forsyth. At the time of her passing, she was a member of First Baptist Church on the Square in LaGrange, Georgia, and was a member of the Ruth Sunday School class.

She enjoyed reading, shopping, not cooking and spending time with family and friends.

In addition to her husband of 54 years and her parents, Mrs. Davis was also predeceased by her sister, Barbara Pierson; her brother, James Harris “Jimmy” Pierson, Jr.; a nephew, James Harris Pierson, III; a niece, Jean Marie Pierson Driver; and her brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Ronald and Hilda Davis. 

She is survived by her children, James Steven Davis; Janice Dianne Davis Mallory (Paul); and John Carey Davis (Liz); her grandchildren, Leah Pierson Davis Mallory Lefebvre (Craig); Paul Steven Mallory, Jr. (Summer); James Daniel Davis II (Amanda); Amanda Davis Register (Jarrett); and Alyssa Davis; and five great-grandchildren, as well as her brother, John Francis Pierson (Betty), and a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 19, 2022, at Monroe County Memorial Chapel, 86 W. Main St., Forsyth, Georgia, with visitation beginning one hour before the service.

The Rev. Carey Davis will officiate. Burial will in the Forsyth City Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Samaritan’s Purse at Post Office Box 3000, Boone, North Carolina, 28607 (EIN:  58-1437002) or Georgia Baptist Children’s Homes and Family Ministries, Inc., Post Office Box 329, Palmetto, Georgia 30268 (EIN 58-0610066) with acknowledgements to Mallory, Post Office Box 281, Hamilton, Georgia, 31811.

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Monroe County Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.