Tommie Lee Davis was born September 27, 1955 in Dumas, Arkansas to Garland and Mary Maggielee Davis. Tommie graduated from DeWitt High School in Dewitt, Arkansas. During his high school years, he loved playing basketball. After high school, he spent three years in the military where his work duty was in transportation. He gained experience as truck driver and began his professional career as truck driver traveling the United States delivering merchandise and products for consumers. “He loved trucking.”
He accepted Christ at an early age. He was a member of Poplar Creek Missionary Baptist in Crocketts Bluff, Arkansas under the leadership of Rev. Earl Hicks. Tommie is the youngest of six children born to Mary and Garland Davis. Tommie’s quiet mannerism and soft-spoken voice was loved by all. He enjoyed being around his grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and many favorite cousins. Lastly, he enjoyed fishing and most importantly, “eating.”
Tommie was preceded in death by his parents, Garland and Mary Maggielee Davis; three brothers, LaRon Davis, Garland Ray Davis, and Earnie Davis and grandparents; Willie and Eula McDaniel. His life will be cherished by three daughters: Angela Rodgers of Augusta, GA, Shayla Davis-Farid of North Little Rock, AR, and Whitney Davis of Little Rock, AR; and his (5) grandchildren; one aunt, Mary Wells of Monticello, AR; one uncle, Willie McDaniel of Waukegan, IL - Siblings: one brother, Rev. Johnnie (Wilma) Davis of Little Rock, AR; two sisters, Roxie Guerrero of West Palm Beach, Florida and Dr. Gloria Davis of Stuttgart, Arkansas, and nieces, nephews, and cousins.