Clyde Edward Davis was born May 21, 1954. He was the second son of James and Juanita (Moses) Davis. Clyde attended A. A. Wilson High School and graduated from Malvern High School, Class of 1972.
Through his years of high school, Clyde exemplified incredible and diverse talent as a musician, drum major, artist, and model. After high school Clyde expanded his skill and increased his visibility. Clyde became a model, clothing designer and stylist. This was a continuous passion as he graced the runways across this country and was featured in multiple fashion publications. He used his incredible eye for the best of material, color, and design to create beautiful wedding dresses, men’s and women’s suits, hats and patterns that were featured, sold, and worn.
Clyde was the proud brother of his baby sister “Sally Girl.” Sally and Clyde shared the same passion for dance, music, and being outstanding in a room full of those standing around. He cherished her with his heart. Clyde kept by his side some of his greatest friends, Melvin, Julius, Steven, Arthur, and Terry. Clyde wishes for each of you to carry on living with smiles and loving one another.
His day of rest came July 17, 2023. Clyde is preceded in his rest by his father and mother, James & Juanita Davis; brother, Carl Lee Davis, and sister, Leadale (Davis) Simpson. They shall all dance together.
He leaves to carry on his light, his baby sister, Florence “Sally” (Terry) Burner. Clyde’s spirit will flow through his many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, other family members, and friends. Clyde Edward Davis has lived his best life on this Earth, and we know he is in the great after starting a new.
You have exemplified such love and compassion to us during the loss of someone so dear and precious in our lives. Just knowing you were there with deeds of love was as a great consolation to us. Your kind expressions, visits, telephone calls, text messages, and prayers have brightened the path we now take. It is our prayer that God will pour upon you choice blessings of goodness and mercy from on high. Special thank you to the staff at Moore’s Funeral Home in Jacksonville, Arkansas and Williams Funeral Home in Arkadelphia, Arkansas.
The Davis Family.