Cochran Funeral Home and Crematory of Blairsville announces the death of Mrs. Rose M. Davis, 85, of Blairsville, formerly of Miami, Florida, who passed away on Saturday, December 19th, 2020 after a brief battle with cancer. She was born on December 28, 1934 to the late Clyde and Antoinette Markowski. She was a long time member of Providence United Methodist Church.
Rose was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Dan W. Davis, son Daniel W. Davis, Jr. and sister Lorraine Bergreen.
She was a long time resident of Blairsville, GA having moved here from Miami, FL in 1975.
She had a career at Southern Bell in Miami prior to moving to Blairsville where she was then employed by Aviagen, formerly Arbor Acres, for many years until her retirement.
She enjoyed spending time with her family and traveling with the Golden Club. She also enjoyed crocheting and making crafts for the Sorghum Festival where she had a booth with her daughter for 19 years.
Survivors include: daughter and son-in-law, Kathy and Brad Sherman of Blairsville; sister and brother-in-law, Toni and Paul Hilton of Blairsville; granddaughter, Beckie and Bryan Holbrook of Blairsville, granddaughter, Barbara and Ed Carter, of Kingston, TN, grandson, Brian Sherman and fiancee, Jewel Gregory of Blairsville; granddaughter, Stephanie Davis of Homestead, FL, grandson Matt and Lindsey Davis of Islamorada, FL; 13 great grandchildren, 2 nieces and a nephew also survive.
Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, January 6th, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at Providence United Methodist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Martin Loyley and Rev. Dr. John Kay officiating.
Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville is in charge of arrangements.