Louis P. 'Lou' Davis (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into rest Thursday, February 14, 2008, Mr. Louis P. "Lou" Davis, Sr., 74, beloved husband of 25 years to Ora Manning Davis. Mr. Davis was a native and life long resident of Augusta. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Army and a member of the Augusta Bowling Association for over 50 years. Mr. Davis was also a member of New Heights Baptist Church. Family members in addition to his wife include his daughters: LouAnn Davis Burnett and husband, James of Evans, Laurie Davis Cantwell and husband Chris of Evans; sons: Louis Patterson Davis, Jr. of Augusta, Lee Jeffrey Davis and wife Rachel of Matthews, GA; 11 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. Mr. Davis was preceded in death by his son: Paul Davis and daughters: Diane Davis and Renee Duncan. Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 16, 2008 at 4:00 P.M. in the chapel of Thomas Poteet and Son with Rev. Lloyd Greene officiating. Pallbearers will be Louis Patterson Davis, Jr., Lee Jeffrey Davis, James Burnett, Chris Cantwell, Brandon Kitchens and Larry Maioirello. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Augusta Mens Bowling Association and Roy Howard, Jerry Hinton, Preston Stewart and Jim Mobley. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to New Heights Baptist Church, 105 Camilla Rd., Martinez, GA 30907. The family will receive friends Saturday, February 16, 2008 beginning at 3:00 P.M. until the time of service at Thomas Poteet and Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA 30907 (706) 364-8484. www.thomaspoteet.com Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle-February 15, 2008