Jackie Dean Davies

Jackie Dean Davies

A memorial service for Jackie Dean Davies, 74 of Winnfield, La., was held Friday, November 8, at 3 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, Winnfield, La. with Reverends Kevin Smith and Jack Miller officiating. Interment followd in the Garden of Memories Cemetery under the direction of Southern Funeral Home. Visitation was held from 1 p.m. until time of service on Friday.

Born July 18, 1945 in Mansfield, La., Mr. Davies passed away on November, 5, 2019 in Winnfield, La., surrounded by his family.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Eva Monsour Davies Terry, and father, Leslie Ray Davies, Sr., and brother, Leslie Ray Davies, Jr.

He is survived by his wife, Jimmie Frazier Davies, of Winnfield; sons, Dr. Dean Davies (Lisa), Todd Davies (Jessica), all of Houma and daughter, Kyleigh Laurent (John) of Belle Chase; stepson, Johnny Lovell (Monica) of Winnfield; and brother Gregg Davies (Linda) of Winnfield.

He also leaves grandchildren Jake and Abby Davies, Mackenzie, Savannah, and Brody Laurent; step grandchildren Laci Corkern, Kelli Offutt, Savannah Thurmon; great step-grandchildren Ryleigh Spearman, Case Corkern, and Marti Katherine Corkern; numerous nieces and nephews.

Mr. Davies grew up in Winnfield and graduated from Winnfield High School, class of 1963, where he made all-district in basketball. He was a lifelong New Orleans Saints fan, attended the first home Saints game in history and was a lifelong LSU fan.

He was a member of the Methodist faith, Eastern Star Masonic Lodge No. 151 F&AM of Winnfield, and the Dugdemona High 12 Club, and a 32nd degree mason.

After attending Northeast Louisiana State College in Monroe and Northwestern State College in Natchitoches, Mr. Davies served six years in the Louisiana National Guard.

He began working in the oil field for his father immediately following high school and chose the oil and gas business as his profession. Mr. Davies refused to retire. His vocation took him to all parts of the world and was well known in the industry from Pennsylvania to California and points in between and abroad.

Honorary pallbearers serving were Homer Christensen, Tim Greer, David Munoz, Larry Hamm, Marvin Wright, and Jake Davies.

The family request that, in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to Shriner’s Hospital for Children or a charity of your choice. Online messages of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting www.southernfuneralhome.com

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