James R. 'Butch' Davis
James R. “Butch” Davis, 70, passed away Thursday, July 18, 2013, in Jackson, Miss. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, July 22, 2013, at Baldwin-Lee Funeral Home in Pearl, Miss. The family will receive friends one hour prior to services. Mr. Davis was retired from South Central Bell and was a member of the Maryville Church of Christ. He was preceded in death by his mother, Lera McBride. Survivors include his wife, Carol Ann Davis of Maryville; daughters, Suzanne Davis of Maryville, and Kim Layton of Brandon, Miss.; son-in-law, David Michael Layton of Gulf Shores, Ala.; grandchildren, Derrick Layton of Gulf Shores, Ala., and Ashley Layton of Brandon, Miss.; great-grandson, Jayden Knight of Brandon; special cousins, Bo Cleveland of McCarley, Miss., and Dusty Hydrick of Boyle, Miss.; and his canine companion, Scooter. Memorials may be made to http://friendsofthesmokies.org . Visit http://baldwinleepearl.com to sign online guest register.