Jerry B. Davis, 81, of Graham passed away at his residence on Monday, September 14, 2020 at 3:50 p.m.
A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Carolyn Talley Davis, who survives and the son of Broadwell Monroe Davis and Ruby Isley Davis, both deceased. He was owner of D & E Sales and co-owner of Larry Davis Textiles. Jerry was a former state representative for the N. C. Retreads and a life member of the AMA. He was also a member of the Moose Lodge and Nall Memorial Baptist Church.
In addition to his wife of their home, survivors include two sons, Derik Davis and wife Angela of Mebane; Eric Davis and wife Bernice of Graham; step-son, Dwayne Allred and wife Jennifer of Graham; five grandchildren, Courtney Thrift, Sara Davis, Emma Davis, Mason Allred and Riley Allred; three great-grandchildren, Jayne Thrift, Jeeter Thrift and Kinsley Thrift; and sister, Cherri Shoffner and her husband Steve. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Glenda Davis and brother, Larry Davis, Sr.
The funeral will be conducted at the Rich & Thompson Chapel in Graham on Saturday, September 19, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. by Rev. Wade Cox with the family receiving friends from 9:45 until 10:45 a.m. prior to the service. Burial will follow in Graham Memorial Park. Other times the family will be at the residence.
Special thanks to his caregivers, Sequoyah and Candace, and to AuthoraCare Hospice.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to AuthoraCare Hospice, 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, NC 27215 or to Nall Memorial Baptist Church, P.O. Box 175, Graham, NC 27253.