Rachel Eaves Davis, 91, of Athens, died Monday afternoon, Dec. 16, 2013, at Etowah Dialysis Center.
A lifelong resident of McMinn County, she was a daughter of the late Roy B. and Bertha Womac Eaves. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Leonard Eugene Davis; two sisters: Evelyn Penny and Annabelle Gibson; and brothers: Earl (Yank) Eaves and Roy B. Eaves Jr.
She was a member of Central Baptist Church in Athens. She was associated with Peerless Woolen Mills in Cleveland, Beauknit of Etowah and then Damy Industries until her retirement.
She is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law: Carol and Bud Walker and Reba and Billie C. Reagan, all of Riceville; two granddaughters: Donna W. Spurgeon and Shannon Caldwell, both of Cleveland; three grandsons: Tony Walker and Jeff Walker, both of Riceville and Tracy Reagan of Cleveland; eight great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be held at 6 tonight, Dec. 18, 2013, in the chapel of Smith Funeral Home in Athens, with the Revs. Mike Bernard and Dennis Leamon officiating.
Family and friends will meet at 10 a.m. Thursday in Double Springs Cemetery for the committal service.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home prior to the service.
Pallbearers will be Tony Walker, Jeff Walker, Boone Walker, Tracy Reagan, Jed Walker and Steve Walker.
If you are unable to attend this service or visitation you may sign the guest register at www.smithfuneral&cremationservicesofathens.com.