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James T. “Terry” Davis

James T. “Terry” Davis, 74, of Gainesville, formerly of Big Canoe, died Oct. 6, 2018.

Born Dec. 20, 1943 in Caliente, Nev. to the late Leonard and Mary Sue Davis, he had lived in this area for the past 10 years having moved from Hilton Head, S.C.

 Mr. Davis retired at age 50 as the Senior Vice President of Time Warner Cable. Terry was a dedicated volunteer to Habitat for Humanity and enjoyed farming, travel, fishing, nature and horses.  He was extremely devoted to his family.

Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Lana C. “Deenie” Davis of Gainesville; children, Heather and Eric Coryer of Gainesville, James Terrell II and Emily Davis of Northville, Mich.; grandchildren, Michael Coryer, Jack Davis, Nathan Coryer, Eleanor Davis, Samuel Davis, Camden Davis, Dylan Davis; brother and sister-in-law, Charles “Chuck” and Clem Davis of Amarillo, Texas; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Joann and Bud Wydman of Waverly, Va.; nephews; various other relatives also survive.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Oct. 10 in the Bearden Funeral Home Chapel.  Rev. R. Len Walker Jr. will officiate.  Interment will follow in the Big Canoe Chapel Cemetery.

The family will receive friends beginning at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Everyone is invited to a reception following the service at Home Restaurant, 3909 Steve Tate Highway, Marble Hill, Ga.  30148.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Georgia Chapter, 922 East Morris Street, Dalton, Ga. 30721 or to Seasons Hospice, 8013 Majors Road, Cumming, Ga. 30041.

Bearden Funeral Home of Dawsonville was in charge of the arrangements.