June 05, 1927 - March 12, 2020
Mrs. Christine Davis, 92, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, March 12, 2020. She was born in Laurens County, Georgia on June 5, 1927, daughter of the late Velma Clarence Maddox and Addie Lee Humphrey Maddox. Living in Jacksonville for most of her life, she loved to play basketball and bowling was her passion. She always enjoyed watching her grandkids play softball and baseball. Christine was a member of North Jacksonville Baptist Church and recently, had visited First Baptist Church of Oceanway with her daughters and their families. She was retired from King Edward Cigar Factory (Swisher).
Preceding her in death by her parents, her husband of 50 years, Henry “Pat” Davis and 2 sisters: Nell Tankersley and Mae Miller.
Surviving family include 3 children: Donald Davis (Patricia), Lynnis Bennett (Berry) and Lori Berry (Jimmy); 11 grandchildren: Tori Davis (Ben), Erin Burns (Rick), Annie Davis, Daniel Davis, Derek Davis, Patrick Bennett (Jamie), Nicholas Bennett (Kara), Christopher Berry (Hilary), Brett Berry (Hannah), Caitlyn Berry and Courtney Berry; 11 great grandchildren: Davis, Valyn, Jillian, John, Brant, Amelia, Hayden, Ruby Jo, Wade, Kingsley and Kennedy; a number of nieces, nephews and extended family. Special thanks to the Team at Life Care for their special care to our Mother.
A celebration of life service will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at Peeples Event Center, 14165 N. Main Street, with Rev. Chris A. Coram and Rev. Micah Strickland, officiating. Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery.
Her family will greet friends from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM on Monday, March 16, 2020 at Peeples Event Center.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to NJBC – 8531 N. Main Street, - Jax., FL 32218 or First Baptist Church of Oceanway – 212 Sago Avenue – Jax., FL 32218.