Sharon Davis

Sharon Mayes Dinning Davis, age 63, passed away Saturday, February 21, 2015, after a long and courageous fight against a debilitating disease. She was preceded in death by her father, Woodford Wyndham Dinning. She is survived by her mother, Gladys (Polly) Brown Dinning, her husband, Jerry Davis, her son, Allen Davis and his wife Margaret, and her grandchildren, Greta and Ford. She is also survived by her sister Paula Stutts and husband Paul, her brother Woody Dinning, Jr., and wife Tammy and her sister, Korrie Brown in addition to seven nieces and nephews and five great-nieces and great-nephews. Sharon was born October 11, 1951, in Demopolis, Alabama, and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and English from the School of Education of the University of Alabama in 1974 and later a master’s degree in training. She taught high school English and Biology for many years. She worked as a trainer at Southern Company and later was a Vice-President at SouthTrust Bank as a manager of training for SouthTrust executives. Services will be held at the First Methodist Church in Demopolis on Thursday, February 26, 2015. Pallbearers are John Northcutt, Jimbo Clem, Randy Alexander, Eric Reardon, Drew Reardon, and Scott Cannon. Sharon was eternally giving and generous to others. She had a wonderful spirit and a great sense of humor and will be missed immeasurably. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations may be made to the Cure PSP organization (

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