Arthur Leeroy

Davis Jr.


Arthur Leeroy Davis Jr., 75, of Jonesboro, passed away Tuesday, June 17, 2003.

Mr. Davis was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, where he served in the Pacific Theater. He was also retired from BTJ Steam Pipefitter Local 72. He was also a member of the Jonesboro VFW and the Georgia Sheriffs Association.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 19 at Tara Garden Chapel. Interment will follow at Sherwood Memorial Gardens.

Survivors include his wife, Betty Davis; daughters, Sherry Betsill of Newnan, Dona Ricks and Helen Hall, both of McDonough, Jeannie Leiva of Colorado Springs, Colo., Diane Christopher of Hampton, and Wanda Odom of McDonough; son, John Arthur Davis of McDonough; brother, Gordon L. Davis of Bethlehem, Ga.; 13 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Tara Garden Chapel, Jonesboro is in charge of arrangements. (770) 471-7171.