Laurence G. "Sonny" Davis Jr. 85, of Trinity died Sunday evening at his home surrounded by family and friends. His funeral will be Friday October 12, at, 12 PM, at Ebenezer Christian Church in Hillsboro, AL. Burial will follow at Davis Cemetery in Hillsboro. Public Viewing will be held at Jackson Memory Funeral Home on Wednesday and Thursday from 10 AM and 6 PM. Mr. Davis will be placed in the church 1 hour Prior to the funeral.
"Sonny" was born on December 10th 1932, he was the first of four children born to Laurence and Edith Davis, in the Coopers Hill Community of Lawrence County, Alabama. He was baptized at an early age and became a member of Ebenezer Christian Church. He attended, and graduated from Tennessee Valley High School. He served 2 years in the United States Army.
"Sonny" married, and born to this marriage were four children; Laurence III, Angela, Regina, and Garry. He was preceded in death by; a sister Marian, a brother Danny, and a son Rick.
Laurence was a devoted and active member of the Hillsboro Community and always willing to give a helping hand.
He was a life time farmer until his retirement, and then became the owner and operator of Sonny's BBQ until the storm of April 2011.
Left to cherish the memory of Laurence are; a sister Cathryn Davis Payne of Huntsville, AL; sons and daughters, Laurence III (Constance), Angela, Garry (Effie), all of Trinity, AL., Regina (Ron) of Madison, AL., and a daughter-in-law Paulla Smith of Lawton, Oklahoma,13 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, and many loving nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.