Originally created 06/30/00

Mrs. Vurlie Davis



LEEFIELD, Ga. - Mrs. Vurlie Rigdon Davis, 88, died Wednesday, June 28, 2000, at the Medical University of South Carolina Hospital, Charleston.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Joiner-Anderson funeral Home, Statesboro, with the Rev. James Rogers officiating. Burial will be in Bulloch Memorial Gardens, Statesboro.

Mrs. Davis, a lifelong resident of Bulloch County, was a homemaker and a member of Leefield Baptist Church.

Survivors include a son, J.P. Davis, Leefield; a daughter, Betty Shuman, Leefield; a brother, Rufus Rigdon, Wrightsville; three sisters, Ester Hendrix, Nevils, Burnell Cooler, Bluffton, and Lillie Mae Newman, College Park; and 15 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be her grandsons.

Honorary pallbearers will be deacons of Leefield Baptist Church.

Memorials may be made to Leefield Baptist Church Memorial Fund, 5294 Brooklet-Leefield Road, Brooklet, GA 30415.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

The Augusta Chronicle June 30, 2000