MacArthur Davis, 1949-2021

MacArthur Davis, 72, of Warren, died November 21, 2021. Born June 11, 1949, he was a son of the late George and Cleo Trotter Davis. He was a faithful deacon of Holy Hill Church of God in Christ in Banks. He married Princella Kirby on June 9, 1972, to this union three sons were born.

He loved and enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He was a retiree of Potlatch Corp., where he served as Union president (IWA) International Woodworkers of America. MacArthur and Princella are the authors of two books that captured the history of Afro Americans in Bradley County.

He was also preceded in death by five siblings, Jessie Davis, James Davis, Ricky Davis, Carolyn Scott, Georgia Cooper; sister-in-laws, Mary Davis and Lorraine Davis.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Princella Davis; sons, Marcus Davis, Michael Davis, Matt Davis (Shara Mae); siblings, Roy Davis (Dorothy), Jemie Davis both of Banks, Anthony Davis (Ruthie) of Warren, Georgia Digby (Charles) of Clarksville, TN., Annie Miller (Larry), Darlene Clark (Odell) of Las Vegas, NV.; granddaughters, Iyana Davis, Madison Davis, Savanna Davis; sister-in-laws, Kimberly Pollard, Violet Claiborne of Las Vegas, NV.; aunts, Mildred Crosby, Barbara Dobbins; a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral service was held November 28th at the Hermitage Community Center with Elder Joseph Mosely officiating. Burial was in Hall Cemetery in Banks. Arrangements by Hammons Funeral Home.

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