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Elise Davidson

May 11, 1957 ~ March 29, 2022 (age 64)


Elise Davidson, age 64, of Knoxville, passed away March 29, 2022, at his home. Elise, also known as “Shorty”, grew up, lived, and worked in the Lonsdale Community. He worked at Knoxville Iron Company for nearly 26 years. Elise would eventually change employment and for the next nine years; he was a Production Inserter at the Knoxville News Sentinel. When he wasn’t working, he enjoyed cooking and watching Friday night WWE Smackdown Wrestling.

Preceded in death by his parents, Leather “L.C.” and Lenetta Shackelford Davidson and his dear sister, Annette Davidson.

Survived by three children, Eslie (Latasha) Giles, Tajika N. Giles and Diane E. Giles; three grandchildren, Darzyria A. Giles, Kyrus C. Brown and Skylar Lane; two great grandchildren, Majesty Blake and Keihari Brown; sisters, Margaret “DeeDee” Dooley (Mack) of Detroit, MI, Retha Cobb of Knoxville, TN, Cleo Davidson Mickle of Houston, TX and Shirley Davidson of Knoxville, TN; brothers, John (Lisa) Davidson of Knoxville, TN and Earnest “Jimmy” (Sandra) Davidson of Detroit, MI; uncle, Spencer Woolridge of Detroit, MI; a host of devoted nieces and nephews and devoted friend, Beatrice Giles.

Please send condolences to “The Davidson Family” at 1631 Boyd St. Knoxville, TN 37921. 

Sunday, April 10, 2022, a Memorial Celebration will begin at 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at The Central Collective, 923 N. Central Street. Knoxville, TN.  Adhering to COVID-19 protocol, social distancing and face coverings required.  Professional services provided by Patton Funeral Home 1-800-824-8283 or www.pattonfuneralhome1962.com

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