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Lattie Moore Davis, Jr. was born in Sumter on September 28, 1941. He was the oldest child born to the late Laddie Moore Davis, Sr. and Florise Prince Davis. He departed this earthly life on January 14, 1923 at MUSC Health Florence Medical Center, Florence. He was a member of Saint Mark Missionary Baptist Church in Bishopville. Lattie received his education in the public schools of Sumter County and graduated from Ebenezer High School, Class of 1959. He then furthered his education at Morris College graduating with the Class of 1963. Lattie joined the United States Army in 1965 where he served his country for two years. Once he returned, he moved to Atlanta, Georgia and attended John Marshall School of Law in Atlanta, Georgia and graduated with the Class of 1974. Lattie lived a rich full life and loved his family. Memories of Lattie Moore Davis, Jr. will be cherished by his nieces, Sandra and Stephanie Davis; his nephew, Derek Davis; sister-in-law, Wallace Davis, and a host of grand nieces, nephews, cousins, loving relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Asbury N. Davis. In accordance with the COVID-19 guidelines, the family is requesting that face masks and social distancing be observed by relatives and friends during visitation at the home, 3700 Queen Chapel Road, Sumter. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 21, 2023 – 11:00 a. m. in the John Wesley Williams Sr. Memorial Chapel of Williams Funeral Home, Inc., 821 North Main Street, Sumter with the Rev. Yancy Martin, presiding, Minister Barbara Davis, Eulogist. The procession will leave the home at 10:30 a. m. Burial will be in the Fort Jackson National Cemetery, 4170 Percival Road, Columbia.

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