Journal-Times (Grayson, KY)

January 28, 2013

Zella Marie Tackett Davis



01/28/13 — Mrs. Zella Marie Tackett Davis, 76, of Olive Hill, passed away Sunday morning, Jan. 27, 2013, in Carter Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Grayson.

She was born Sept. 27, 1936, in Carter County, a daughter of the late James Leslie and Dessie Bell Egans Tackett.

Zella was of the Baptist faith and was a homemaker. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Lee Davis; three brothers, Ivan Ray Tackett, Ora Estill Tackett and James Tackett, Jr.; and one sister, Opal Fannin.

Zella is survived by two brothers, Rufus Tackett of Olive Hill and Edward Crawford of Baltimore, Md.; two sisters, Erenestine Jones of Olive Hill and Aileen Porter of Salem, Ind.; and several nieces and nephews. She also leaves many other family members and friends who will sadly miss her.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, at Globe Funeral Chapel in Olive Hill with Elder Noel Lee officiating. Burial will follow in the Olive Hill Memorial Park.

Friends may visit from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, and until the service hour Wednesday at Globe Funeral Chapel, 17277 West US Highway 60, Olive Hill, KY 41164.

Eddie Tackett, Donnie Tackett, Brad Seagraves, Brian Oney, James Jones and Lonnie Plank will serve as pallbearers.

Condolences may be sent to the family at