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Delbert Gene Davis
    Funeral service for Delbert Gene Davis, 79, of Sulphur Springs will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, April 18, at Cross Timber Cowboy Church in Mahoney with Bro. Jason Connor officiating.

    Military graveside honors will follow at Mahoney Cemetery with Jerry Bell, Randy Hignight, Garry Jordan, Bill Mangram, Tony Murray and John Parrish serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Dennis Jordan and Kenneth Ishmael.
    Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. Friday at the church.
    Delbert Davis died Monday, April 14, 2014, at the VA Hospital in Dallas.
    He was born Dec. 16, 1934, in Mahoney, the son of Raymond and Edna Maude Dendy Davis.
    He served in the United States Army for 12 years and later worked as a truck driver.
    Mr. Davis was a member of Trinity Harvest Church of God. He began his ministry in July of 1969 and retired after 40 years.
    He married Faye Nell George on Sept. 10, 1956, in Sulphur Springs. She survives.
    Other survivors include sons Ronny Davis and wife, Freda, of City and Brad Davis and wife, Linda, of Colorado Springs, Colo.; daughters Brenda Land of Mauldin, S.C., Vicki Osborn of Andrews; grandchildren Christopher Gibbons of Greenville, Jeremy Davis of Paris, Jerod Fox of Savannah, Ga., Jennifer Empy of Colorado Springs, Colo., Terah Sampler of Louisiana, Leslie Davis of Paris, Melissa Breslin of Colorado Springs, Colo., Elizabeth Gibbons of Sulphur Springs and Cathy Gibbons of Sulphur Springs; and 12 great-grandchildren.     
    He was preceded in death by his parents; son Kenneth Davis; great-grandson Dylan Davis; and sister Marjie George.
    Memorials may be made to the Trinity Harvest Church of God building fund at 1150 Shannon Road East, Sulphur Springs, Texas 75482.
    Arrangements are under the direction of West Oaks Funeral Home.
    The online register can be signed at: westoaksfuneralhome.com




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