Jean Mary Doughty Davis died on July 7, 2017 in Cartersville, Georgia, with her husband and three sons close by. She was 90 years old.
Jean will always be remembered for her sweet personality, love of family and friends, and affection for animals.
Born to Anna (Wright) and John B. Doughty in 1926 in Oyster Bay, Long Island, NY, Jean was the youngest of three children. Jean’s brother George and sister Doris preceded her in death.
Jean attended and graduated from the Katherine Gibbs College. After graduation, she worked for Textron corporation in New York City until she married Lester H. Davis, III, in 1950 and moved to his family’s farm in the rural community of Coram, Long Island. It was on the family farm that they raised their three sons and engaged in an abundant family life filled with farm activities, animals (dogs, cats, cows, chickens and more), community and travel. Jean also served as the chief accountant and bookkeeper for the farm and its various enterprises.
After spending their entire lives on rural Long Island, Jean and Lester moved to Georgia about ten years ago, to be closer to family.
Jean was a caring friend, mother and wife, and she always strived to see the best in everyone she met. She raised her children with the values that exemplified her spirit: kindness, humility, and cheefulness.
Jean is survived by her husband of 67 years, Lester; her three sons Randall, Lee and Whitney; four grandchildren (Bethany Jean, Amelia Lane, Avery Ayers and Lane Augusta), and one great grandchild (Vivianna Lane).
A memorial of Jean’s life will be held onat the Covenant Presbyterian Church at 2451 Peachtree Rd. NE, Atlanta, GA 30305.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Etowah Valley Humane Society, 36 Ladds Mountain Rd SW, Cartersville, GA 30120 Tel. (770) 383-3338.
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