Jeanette Davis

HOUSTON — Jeannette Patterson Hood Scott Davis, 95, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 7, 2014, at Trace Regional Hospital in Houston. She was the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. James M. Hood of Houlka.

She graduated from Houlka High School, where she was the first, Miss Houlka, and attended Blue Mountain College. She was a member of the Houston Presbyterian Church and was active for many years with the Women of the Church. She was a member of the Twentieth Century Club and the Eastern Star. She was the widow of William Hill Scott of Houston, and Thomas Baker Davis of Van Vleet.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service conducted by Mr. Don Locke at Houston Funeral Home on Thursday, June 12. Burial will follow at Houston Cemetery. Houston Funeral Home in Houston is in charge of the arrangements.

She is survived by her daughters, Mary Ann Scott Wright of Newton, and Nancy Scott Hill (Bill Green) of Asheville, NC;  her sister, Lilly Frances Reed of New Albany;  her brother, James M. Hood, Jr. (Nell) of Houston; her grand-children Richard Scott Wright (Donna) of Hernando; Melissa Wright Gulick (Greg) of Germantown, Tenn; and Christye Wright Gilliland (Scott) of Lakeland, TN; and her six sweet great-grandchildren, along with several close nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers are Jim Hood, Tom Hood, Scott Gilliland, Greg Gulick, John Atkinson, and Allen Crosthewait.  Honorary pallbearers are Bob Scott, Dyer Atkinson, Bill McGill, James Hood McGill, and Mr. John Calvin.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to either the Houston Presbyterian Church, 221 W. Washington Street, Houston, MS, 38851, or St. Jude Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105.

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