1/5/13 — Hester Lenora Davis

Funeral services for Mrs. Hester Lenora Davis, age 80, of Manchester, will be conducted at 2:00 PM on Saturday, January 5, 2013 at Manchester Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Delbert Smith officiating.

Burial will follow in Jernigan Hill Cemetery in Beech Grove.

Visitation with the family will be from 1:00 PM until time of service at the funeral home.

Mrs. Davis passed away Thursday afternoon at Manchester Healthcare.

Mrs. Davis was born in Nashville, TN, the daughter of the late Burt Dallas and Dessie Mae Moore Ferrell.

She was a dispatcher at Batesville Casket Company and also worked in real estate. She enjoyed gardening, and playing many musical instruments. She was a devoted grandmother to her three grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Davis was also preceded in death by her infant daughter, Vicki Michelle Davis.

She is survived by her loving husband of more than 60 years, Talmadge L. “Ted” Davis of Manchester; one son, Jim (Kim) Davis of Manchester; two sisters, Mary Lou Turrentine of Manchester and Dee (John) Mann of Rockwood, TN; one brother, Burt (Gerri) Ferrell of Hillsboro, OH; three grandchildren, Justin (Jennifer) Davis of Temple, TX, Lee (Ashley) Davis of Smyrna, TN, and Lindsey Anderson of Lynchburg, TN; nieces and nephews, Sherry (Eric) Hires of Orlando, FL, Richard (Tammi) Mann of Clemmons, NC, and Jacque (Kyle) Hauth of Soddy Daisy, TN; and grand-nieces and nephews, Amy, Lori, Kristi, Christina, and Kevin.

Manchester Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.