Published 12:00 am Wednesday, December 9, 2009
Mr. Jerry Dean Davis, was born August 17, 1935 in Pike County, AL and resident of Gulf Shores, AL for twenty-five years died Sunday, December 6, 2009 in Birmingham, AL.
Jerry accepted the Lord in 1958 and he kept his faith in God, praise the Lord. Mr. Davis went to barber college in Macon , GA. And married Emma Jean Mulkey Davis in 1954.
Mr. Davis was the co-owner with his wife Jean of the Magic Scissors in Gulf Shores, AL. Mr. Davis had his barber license for 54 years as well as being a real estate broker since 1966. Mr. Jerry Davis was a honorary member of the Elks Lodge of Gulf Shores where he served as intergaurd. Jerry was a big dreamer.
He was a positive thinker. He wore many entrepreneur hats.
Jerry believed if you didnt take a chance on your dream it wouldnt go anywhere.
He was self educated as a business broker, Real Estate Broker, Construction developer and was a member of Republican Party Leader Business Advisor.
He was a recipient of the Council honorary Chairman Award , was council executive chairman of the National Republican Congressional committee and recipient of the congressional order of merit.
Jerry Davis touched many lives , he would council boys as he cut their hair about God and staying away from drugs. Jerry Dean Davis was the son of the late Marion Grady and Orphy Mitchell Flowers Davis. He is survived by his wife Emma Jean Davis of Gulf Shores, AL .Children; Son, Jimmy (Pam) Davis of Prattville, AL; daughter Belinda (David) Grove of Richland, WA; son Jeremy (LaDonna) Davis of Daphne, AL. Grandchildren; Christina Grove, Clint Davis, Emily Grove, Chad Davis, Andrew Grove, Corey Davis, Cade Davis, and Katelyn Davis Great Grandchildren; Sarah Grove and Abigail Grove Brother; Hubert (Alma) Davis of Phenix City, AL; Sister; Irone (Earl) Jacobs of Hartselle, AL, Sister Florence Tew of Brundidge, AL and Sister-in-law; Beatrice Davis of Phenix City, AL.
There will be a time of visitation with the Davis family Friday, December 11, 2009 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Pine Rest Funeral Home in Foley, Al. The funeral service will be held Saturday, December 12, 2009 beginning 2:00 p.m. at Springfield Baptist Church in Brundidge, AL with burial immediately following in Springfield Baptist Church Cemetery.
Jerry Dean Davis will be sadly missed by all.
Funeral arrangements made by Pine Rest Funeral Home, Inc. in Foley, AL.