Miss Tonisha Kelmesheya Davis — 1985-2019

Published 12:23 am Saturday, October 26, 2019

Miss Tonisha Kelmesheya Davis, the daughter of Patricia A. Jennings and Roderick Edmonson, was born March 16, 1985, in Langdale. She received her heavenly wings on Oct. 19 at the EAMC-Lanier in Valley.

Tonisha confessed Christ at an early age and united with the Mt. Nebo Baptist in West Point.

Tonisha received her education in the Troup County Public School System, where she was a member of the 2003 graduating class of Troup High School. 

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“Knott,” as she was known, was a very energetic and loving person.

She was a dedicated babysitter and was the family and community go to hair consultant. “No one could take down micros like Knott.”  

She was predeceased in death by her grandfather, Andrew Davis, Jr.; great grandmother, Martha Hutchinson; and a great aunt, Mary Alice Hutchinson.

Tonisha is survived by her loving daughter, Saniyah Davis; her protective son, Sani’jae Davis, of West Point; parents, Patricia (Chris) Jennings and Roderick (Carleka) Edmondson; three sisters, Yamasheka (Tony) Davis, Jordan Hicks, of West Point, Dashia Black ,of Lanett; two brothers, CJ Hicks and Monte Lipscomb, of West Point; grandparents, Virginia Davis, of West Point, Wanda and Chris Harris, of Lanett, Freddy and Deborah Johnson, of West Point; great grandmother, Carrie Pearl Davis, of West Point; a host of aunts; uncles; nieces; nephews; cousins; and other relatives and friends.

A homegoing celebration for Ms. Davis will be held on Oct. 27. at 3 p.m. EDT in the sanctuary of the Bethlehem Baptist Church with Dr. W. T. Edmondson, Pastor, the Rev. Charles Trammell, Eulogist, Pastor Terry Tucker, Pastor, Larry West and the Rev. W. G. Wimberly, assisting. Interment will follow in Marseilles Cemetery. The remains will lie in state at the church on Oct. 27 from 2 p.m. EDT until the funeral hour. Public viewing will be held at the mortuary on Oct. 26 from 1 p.m. until 8 p.m. EDT. To express online condolences, visit www.mwleemortuary.com. 

Final arrangements entrusted to M. W. Lee Mortuary of West Point.