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WEST POINT â€” Jessie Kate Davidson, 73, of Pheba, went to be with the Lord, Friday, April 1, 2011. She was born to Levi and Amiree Reese Sims at Atlanta.
She was a member of Pheba Baptist Church where she served as nursery
co-ordinator, WMU Leader, sang in the choir and was in the Ella Carty Sunday School Class, and was a substitute Sunday School teacher and any other job she was called to do.
Mrs. Davidson was a beautician, and a restaurant manager at Shoney's. Jessie Kate Davidson married Thomas J. Davidson August 8, 1955, in his parents home at Maben.
Funeral services will be Sunday, April 3, at 3 p.m. from Calvert Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Terry Rhodes officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery in West Point. Calvert Funeral Home of West Point is in
charge of arrangements.
Survivors include her husband, Tommy Davidson of Pheba; one daughter, Christi Davidson Keeton (Frank) of Maben; two sons, Ricky L. Davidson of Pheba, and Rev. Johnny L. Davidson (Linda) of Vardaman; nine grandchildren; and 15 great
grandchildren; one sister, Virginia Sims Vail (Jimmy) of Carrollton, Ala.; three brothers, William "Bill" Sims (Carol Jean) of Montpelier, Roy L. Sims (Doris) of Columbus, J. R. "Ronnie" Sims of Montpelier.
Pallbearers will be Tommy Springer, Eddie Strickland, Ted Walker, Danny White, Stuart Vail, and Frank Walker.
Honorary pallbearers will be the Deacons of Pheba Baptist Church, The Adult Class III, the Ella Carty Sunday School Class, and Rev. Charles Dampeer.
Memorials may be made to Palmer Home for Children, P. O. Box 746, Columbus, MS 39701.
Visitation will be Sunday at 1:30 p.m. until service time at Calvert Funeral Home.
Friends may leave a memory message at http://www.calvertfuneralhome.com.