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Sandusky, OH 44870
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Jessie Davis

Jessie Davis, 93, Sandusky, died Saturday, March 26, 2011, at his residence.

He was born on August 23, 1917 in Anderson, SC. He worked for Brown Industry and construction for Ohio Road and Paving Co. Jessie was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church, Sandusky, and loved singing gospel songs.

He is survived by his son, Ervin L. Davis, Toledo, OH; sister, Mattie Clark, Sandusky; grandchildren, Keith Davis, Takesha Davis, Felicia (Juan) Perry, Ramon Johnson, and Shannon Davis; five great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Mildred Morris and Pastor Mary Davis; cousins Viola Hill, Clifford "Dook" , Joe, and Jim; special friends, Sophia Monegan, Aznor "Steve" Shaw, and Virginia Scott; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Lorrine (Gains) Davis; parents, Tommy and Hattie (Hill) Davis; daughters, Dorothy Davis and Mattie Davis; grandson, Curtis Davis Sr.; sisters, Annie Stowers, Alice Davis, Elease Henry, and Rosa Lee McDaniel; brothers, Rufus Davis, Robert Davis, and James Davis.

Friends may call on Friday, April 1, 2011, from 11 A.M. until time of funeral services at 1 P.M. in Ebenezer Baptist Church, 1215 Pierce St., Sandusky. Rev. Clayton E. Howard will officiate. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery. Toft Funeral Home & Crematory, 2001 Columbus Ave., Sandusky, is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be shared at