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Geraldine "Geri" Davis

July 25, 1931 February 5, 2018
Geraldine "Geri" Davis
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Geraldine “Geri” Hankins Davis, 86, passed away on Monday, February 5, 2018 at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg, MS. She was born on July 25, 1931 in the Auburn Community of Tupelo, MS to Andrew Jackson and Quillie Lee Kingsley Hankins.
Geri married Franklin Lamar Davis on Saturday, June 11, 1931. She joined him at Lowry Air Force Base in Denver, CO. She and her husband asked Jesus into their hearts to be their Savior while stationed in Denver. She partnered with Franklin in ministry as they served the Lord in evangelism outreach across the country, pastoring in Assembly of God Churches and Baptist Churches making many lifelong friends. They founded the First Assemblies of God in Lawrenceburg, TN and Pontotoc, MS. She was a talented musician, song writer and artist. She retired as a store associate with Hancock Fabrics.
Visitation will be at 1 pm at Auburn Baptist Church on Saturday, February 10, 2018. A celebration of life will begin at 2:00 pm with the Rev. Larry Smith and Marc Howard officiating. Burial will be at the Auburn Cemetery. Moore Funeral Home of Hattiesburg, MS is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include one daughter Sheri Dianne Tisdale (Jim) of Hattiesburg, one son Jonathan Lamar Davis of Hattiesburg, one grandson Jameson Edward Tisdale of Hattiesburg, two sister-in-law’s; Betty Louise Ernest of Memphis, TN, Francis Corley of Morris Chapel, TN and numerous nieces and nephews. Mrs. Davis was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 67 years, Franklin Lamar Davis, two sisters, Mary Ruth Bass and Dorothy Dean Bush; three brothers Leander Hankins, Carl Hankins and Marvin Hankins; three angel babies and one angel grandchild.


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Visitation

Saturday

10

Feb

1:00 PM 2/10/2018 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 2/10/2018 2:00:00 PM
Auburn Baptist Church

1138 Road 931
Tupelo, MS 38804

Auburn Baptist Church
1138 Road 931 Tupelo 38804 MS
United States

Service

Saturday

10

Feb

2:00 PM 2/10/2018 2:00:00 PM
Auburn Baptist Church

1138 Road 931
Tupelo, MS 38804

Graveside Service-Auburn Baptist Church Cemetery

Auburn Baptist Church
1138 Road 931 Tupelo 38804 MS
United States
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