Mr. and Mrs. Willie R. Davis Sr. celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Dec. 20, 2013.
Willie Sr. and the former Doris Helen Speights were married at County Line Baptist Church in Milledgeville on the third Sunday in December 1953.
After serving in the United States Army, Willie Sr. worked at Central State Hospital as a MH/MR shift supervisor and retired with 34 years of state government service.
Doris also retired from Central State Hospital as a MH/MR shift supervisor with 34 years of state government service.
Willie Sr. is a member of the Second Macedonia Baptist Church where he serves as the chairman of the board of deacons. Doris is a member of the Rock of Ages Baptist Church where she serves as the financial secretary.
Willie Sr. is the son of the late Johnny Davis and the late Mary Lizzie Davis of Milledgeville. Doris is the daughter of the late Louis Speights Sr. and the late Leona Speights also of Milledgeville.
Willie Sr. and Doris have two sons, Willie Davis Jr. of Milledgeville, and Christopher Davis (wife Towanda) of Tallahassee, Fla. They have been Blessed with one granddaughter, Kameryn Davis also of Tallahassee, Fla.