March 21, 1931-Feb. 23, 2021

Funeral services for Jo Anne Davis, 89, of Ringgold will be at 11 a.m. Monday, March 1 at Rockett Funeral Home, Ringgold. Bubba Lee, Steve Young and her son, Jim Davis, will officiate. Burial will follow in Bistineau Cemetery, Heflin. Visitation will be Sunday, Feb. 28 from 5–7 p.m. at the funeral home.

Jo Anne was born March 21, 1931, in Shreveport and passed away Feb. 23, 2021.

She was a member of Ringgold First Baptist Church.  She was the owner and operator of Jo Anne’s Flower Shop in Ringgold for many years and later owned and operated Merle Norman Cosmetics in Ringgold.  Jo Ann loved flowers, gardening, arts and crafts, pets, working crossword puzzles; and she loved to talk.  She especially loved her family and the time she spent with them.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Garland and Katherine Stevenson Gardner; husband, James C. Davis; and son, Scott Gardner Davis Sr.

Left to cherish her memory include her children, Debbie Davis of Ringgold, Toby McEachern of Heflin and Jim Davis and wife Cindy of Natchitoches; daughter-in-law, Dianne Davis of Ringgold; sister, Martha “Tinker” Gahagan of Monroe; brother, Billie Gardner of Bossier City; grandchildren, Britain Myers and husband Jamey of Ringgold, Scott Davis Jr. and wife Charlotte of Bossier City, Katie Espinoza and husband Zeke of USAF and Tripp Davis and wife Karen of Duvall, Wash.; great-grandchildren, Summer Carney, Kade Davis, Alexis Black, Avery Myers, Anna Kate Myers, Lucas Espinoza and Sophie Espinoza; extended family, Diane and Jan Mirvis, Jane Gray, B.J. Day; very special friends, Charles Moreland and Ray Simmons; and a number of other relatives and friends.

Pallbearers will be Chris McFarland, Ryan McFarland, Robert Richardson, Little B.J. Day, Braxton Day and Jamey Myers.

Honorary pallbearers will be Russell Hullaby, Bo Mitchell, Dan Blacksher and Bennie Cox.