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Collene B. Davis

Nobles Funeral Home and Crematory announces the funeral service for Ms. Collene B. Daviss, age 87, who passed away on Tuesday, January 4th, 2022, at Emory Healthcare in Atlanta. Ms. Davis was a native and lifelong resident of Appling County; she was a 1952 graduate of Appling County High School and a member of the First Baptist Church of Baxley. She began her career at Baptist Village in Waycross, worked for the Baxley/Appling County Chamber of Commerce, and managed the office of her husband Dr. Wilton F. Davis.

Ms. Davis is preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Wilton F. Davis; her parents, Leroy and Elizabeth Ahl Bowen; and three siblings, Wade Bowen, Joann Mincey, and Kathleen Bullard.

Surviving is her daughter, Robin Davis (Bill Wassell) of Atlanta; three siblings, Truman Bowen of Baxley, Reda Taylor of Waycross, and Faye Gray of Jacksonville; and a brother-in-law, John Wassell of Atlanta.

A private graveside service was held Saturday, January 8, 2022, at the Blackshear City Cemetery with Reverend Tommy Jordan and Reverend Scott Pickering officiating.

Ms. Davis was loved by her family and friends; she will be greatly missed.

Nobles Funeral Home and Crematory is honored to serve the family of Ms. Collene B. Davis.

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A candle was lit in memory of Collene Davis

Nikki Ellis Jan 15 2022 6:47 AM

Robin I am so sorry to hear about your mom. She was such a sweet lady. Always so kind to me . She was always smiling and made me feel good just to be around her. My prayers to you and your family. Ms.Colleen was a very special person.

Christi Hardin Jan 14 2022 12:12 PM

So very sorry for your loss. I remember Ms. Colleen to be a very sweet lady. Prayers of comfort for Robin and the rest of her family.

Sandra Sheffield Rowell Jan 10 2022 3:18 AM

I'm so sorry for your loss.Prayers for everyone

Merle Brewer Jan 9 2022 7:41 PM

Robin, so sorry to learn about your Mom. She was such a precious, lovely person, inside and out; a true "Southern Lady". She was quick to show her beautiful smile and made one feel special when visiting with them. A truly special person that touched many.

Kathy Morris Deen Jan 9 2022 7:24 PM

Robin, so very sorry to read this, your mom was the sweetest lady, absolute Angel.

Myrna Taylor Jan 9 2022 5:23 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Collene Davis

Myrna Taylor Jan 9 2022 5:21 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Collene Davis

Doyle and Jane Garrett Jan 9 2022 5:12 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Collene Davis

Brenda and Duncan Dukes Jan 9 2022 5:01 PM

So sorry for your loss. It has been a while since I saw Ms Colleen but she was beautiful and regal as always.

Gay Stone Jan 9 2022 4:31 PM