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Gwendolyn Ligon Davis, 86

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LEBANON -- Funeral services have been scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 14 at Partlow Funeral Chapel for Mrs. Davis, 86, of Lebanon.

The widow of the late Ramon T. Davis and a member of First Baptist Church, Lebanon, and the Silver Springs Baptist Church, Mt. Juliet, she died Saturday April 11, 2009 in Hendersonville.

Mrs. Davis served as Secretary to the Executive Committee of the Southern Baptist Convention, past President of the Wilson County WMU, past member of the YMCA board, past President of the Cumberland University Fine Arts Council, member of Cedar Creek Yacht Club,and was appointed State Personnel Commissioner for the State of Tennessee by Governor Buford Ellington on January 16, 1967.

Visitation will be held on Monday April 13, between the hours of 3 - 6 p.m. & Tuesday from 1 p.m. until funeral.  Services will be conducted by Rev.Pierce Dodson. Interment Wilson County Memorial Gardens.

Survivors include: daughter Diana (Bill) Waters of Hendersonville; grandchildren Melissa Gwen Mason (Murray) Frazier and Chet (Amy) Mason; great grandchildren Maria & Max Frazier.

Preceded in death by her parents, A.N. and Bonnie Shepherd Ligon; husband Ramon Tarver Davis -- who served Tennessee as State Director of Personnel and State Treasurer.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association Middle Tennessee Chapter, 4004 Hillsboro Pike #219B, Nashville, 37215.

Arrangements by Partlow Funeral Chapel.

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