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Leon Davis, 85, Glens Fork, KY (1937-2022)

Leon Davis of Glens Fork died on Friday, May 13, 2022 at 8:58 A.M. at TJ Health/Columbia. He was 85 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 10amCT on Monday, May 16, 2022, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Craig Trumbo officiating. Burial will follow in Haven Hill Cemetery.

Visitation is requested from 4pmCT to 8pmCT on Sunday, and anytime Monday before the service.

He was born February 27, 1937, in Bow, Kentucky (Cumberland County), to the late Gobel and Mary Davidson Davis.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Lois Brummett Davis on May 17, 2013, two brothers, Ernest C. Davis and Lewis MacArthor "Mackie" Davis and an infant sister, Margaret Davis.

Leon was a member of Glens Fork Church of the Good News and was a former delivery driver for Cundiff Dairy, Cumberland Dairy, Columbia Dairy, Butternut Bread Company, Kerns Bread Company, Columbia Candy Company, Southern Belle Dairy Ice Cream and Russell County Senior Center.

Survivors include:
  • Two sisters - Wanda Reese of Lebanon, Tennessee and Mildred Lois Hamlett of Columbia
  • One brother-in-law and three sisters-in-law - Jack and Ann Brummett and Barbara Brummett all of Glens Fork and Betty Jane Davis
  • The following nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews - Barbara Hopper (Wayne) and Clancey, Darrell Davis, Melinda Davis Thomas (Kenton), Tina Thomas, Jordan (Carolyn) Thomas and Juliza, Jacob Thomas (Amelia), Greg Davis (Jill) Richard Hamlett (Sharon) and Emily and Jessica, Michael Todd Davis (Angela), Sheri Davis Durbin (Michael) and Caleb and Garrett, Troy Armstrong, Susan Brummett Miller (Bryan) and Hannah, Grant and Emma Cockerham, Matt Brummett (Laura) and Allie Caldwell (Grant), Maggie and Sam Brummett
  • Special Friend - Helen Loy Grant of Russell County
  • His long-time sidekick, Chigger
In lieu of flowers, donations of Gideon Bibles, Hosparus of Green River of Glens Fork Church of Good News would be appreciated and can be left at the funeral home.

Casket Bearers: Darrell Davis, Greg Davis, Richard Hamlett, Carl Coots, Eric Klingberg, Daryl Grant, Cliff Coots

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

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Leon Davis, 85, Glens Fork, KY (1937-2022)

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