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3994 Monroe Hwy
Ball, LA 71405
Phone: 318-640-1375
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Retha Davis

Retha Ann Davis (Ammons)

Thursday, April 19th, 1945 - Thursday, June 27th, 2019
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Retha Ammons Davis, age 74, of Pineville, LA, passed away on Thursday, June 27, 2019 with her family by her side. She was born to RD and Louveina Cheatwood Ammons. She attended Rock Hill Elementary and Colfax High School. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Ball, Louisiana, under the direction of Gallagher Funeral Home.

Visitation will be held on Friday, June 28, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. and on Saturday, June 29, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at 12:00 p.m. at Gallagher Funeral Home, Ball, Louisiana.

She is survived by her husband, Earl L. Davis, the two married in 1981 and were the top Sales People for Cordon Bleu Cookware. She is also survived by her children, Sophia Ann VanGossen Smith, Monica Layne VanGossen; sisters, Betty Lou Ammons Simmons; Myrtie Ammons Leatherman and Mary Ammons Alshire; brothers, Russell Ammons, James Ammons and Paul Ammons; grandchildren, Vann Joe Johnson, IV, Jesse Dewayne Johnson, Brandon T. VanGossen Smith, Madison Paige Williams and three beautiful great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her sisters, Louise Ammons Cosby, Eddie Mae Ammons Hines; brother, Earl K. McArthur Ammons.

Retha was a child of God and had lots of love and compassion for every individual she met. She was a true Angel.

Pallbearers honored to serve will be Justin Ammons, Jason Ammons, Jonivon Ammons, Joshua Vollm, Patrick Simmons and John Tyson.

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  • Visitation

    Friday, June 28th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Friday, June 28th, 2019 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Gallagher Funeral Home
    3994 Monroe Hwy
    BALL, LA 71405
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  • Service

    Saturday, June 29th, 2019 | 12:00pm
    Saturday, June 29th, 2019 12:00pm
    Gallagher Funeral Home
    3994 Monroe Hwy
    BALL, LA 71405
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until time of service.
    Reverend Wesley Edwards
  • Interment

    Forest Lawn Memorial Park
    4000 Monroe Hwy.
    BALL, LA
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Bettie ammons Simmons sent flowers to the family of Retha Ann Davis (Ammons).
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Posted at 02:14am
Ms. Retha was a soul on fire with the love of God and her fellow people. I could say a lot more, but those who knew her know her life spoke more to this than anyone could speak with words. She was a wonderful presence in my life and always encouraging. May peace be upon the family.

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Posted at 09:19am
Sleep peacefully, you will live on forever in my memories. You will be missed but never forgotten! Love, Vann
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To a sister that will be greatly missed, ill always remember & love you.
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