Originally created 07/31/98

Mrs. Essie Mae Davis



ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Mrs. Essie Mae Davis, 70, died Friday, July 24, 1998.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at St. John Baptist Church, Millen, Ga., with the Rev. Bobby Williams Jr. officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Davis was a native of Jenkins County, Ga.

Survivors include a son, Leroy Goffer, St. Petersburg; four sisters, Beatrice Cooper and Willie Mae Hamilton, both of Jacksonville, Martha Kirkland, Lake Worth, and Gwendolyn Wadley, Millen; and two grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Leroy Lane, Charles Bryant, Keith Kelly, Robert Evans, Hamp Jones and Willie A. Evans.

The family will receive friends from 2:30 to 6 p.m. today at Dwight's Funeral Home, Millen.