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Frances Cockfield Davis

December 29, 1935 ~ January 20, 2024 (age 88) 88 Years Old

Frances Cockfield Davis Obituary

Mrs. Frances James Cockfield Davis, 88, of Hemingway, wife of the late Farris C. “Buddy” Davis, Jr., passed away Saturday, January 20, 2024, at her residence surrounded by her loving family.

Mrs. Davis was born on December 29, 1935, in Lake City, daughter of the late Jesse Lawrence James and Maurice Alberta Steele James. She was a graduate of Lake City High School and University of South Carolina. She taught for 30 plus years at Hemingway Primary School. Mrs. Davis was a member of Indiantown Presbyterian Church, where she held various positions with the Women’s Circle, was a member of various missions and a member of The Order of the Eastern Star. She attended Brown's Chapel United Methodist Church and her greatest enjoyment was helping others in the community.

Surviving are her children, Lillian Lea (Steve) Wiggam of Ft. Pierce, Florida, Lea Phillips “Phil” (Laura) Cockfield, Jr. of Florence, Pamela “Pam” Jane (Rick) Medley of Longs and Frances “Fran” Elizabeth (Chris) Hall of Lake City; grandchildren, Jason (Ally) Wiggam of Atlanta, GA, Davey Hall (Taryn Matticks) of Nashville, TN, Andrew (Kate) Hall of Lake City and Lea (Daisy) Cockfield of Conyers, GA; 3 great grandchildren; sisters, Carolyn Weaver of Orlando, FL and Wanda Carsten of Cades; step-son, Carl Davis of Hemingway; number of step grandchildren and step great grandchildren.

Mrs. Davis was preceded in death by her first husband, Lea Phillips Cockfield; siblings, Jesse Steele James and Cheryl Kay Welch.

Funeral services will be 1:00 PM, Wednesday, January 24, 2024, at Carolina Funeral Home Chapel, Scranton, with burial to follow at Indiantown Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Hemingway.

The family will receive friends from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM, Wednesday, January 24, 2024, at Carolina Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Brown’s Chapel United Methodist Church, c/o Gospel Music Mission, 3135 Johnsonville Hwy, Lake City, SC 29560.

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January 24, 2024

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Carolina Funeral Home
215 E. Hwy. 378 Bypass
Scranton, SC 29591

Funeral Service
January 24, 2024

1:00 PM
Carolina Funeral Home Chapel
215 E. Hwy. 378 Bypass
Scranton, SC 29591


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