Shirley “Joyce” Davidson Pooser


Shirley “Joyce” Davidson Pooser, 87, finished her race on January 12, 2022 at 11:46 a.m.

Joyce was a woman of many talents and used her gifts & graces serving the Lord by serving others. One way she served was as a volunteer at A Women’s Pregnancy Center. She was a firm believer that no matter the circumstances life is precious.

She loved children and spent many years ministering to kids in her home, taught Good News Bible Clubs, Bible School & Elementary School. She also co-owned a Day Care-Christian School. She loved to teach children to read, knowing that once they could read, they could do anything.

From an early age she loved the elderly. Throughout her life she seemed drawn to them and even in her 70’s she was a caregiver to those in their 80’s and 90’s.

Joyce was an artist. While in Alaska she loved to paint the majestic mountains and scenic landscapes.

For over 65 years, Joyce was a military and pastor’s wife. She was a mom to three, grandmother to six and great grandmother to eight. She was a sister, an aunt, mentor, and friend to many.

Shirley Joyce was preceded in death by her loving husband, Lucius “Cap” Pooser; and mother, Florence Evelyn Davidson.

She is survived by two brothers, James “Jimmy” Earl Davidson and Robert “Bobby” Eugene Davidson; two sons, Timothy I. “Tim” Pooser, Thomas L “Tom” Pooser (Julie); and one daughter, Teresa “Terri” Pooser Alexander (Don); grandchildren, Tamra Pfingston (Cliff), Travis Pooser (Ginny), Jacob Pooser (Ashley), Olivia Wyles (Jeff), Seth Pooser (Aleea), and Christopher Daniel Pooser; great-grandchildren, Caleb, Grace, Quinn, Summer, Abby, Katie, Colin, Evie; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

The Celebration of Life will be at 2:00 PM Friday, January 14, 2022 at New Hope Baptist Church in Marianna with Rev. Brandon Griffin officiating. Interment will follow at Pope Cemetery in Sneads, Florida with James and Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel directing.

The family will receive friends at New Hope Baptist Church one hour prior to the Celebration of Life service.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to A Women’s Pregnancy Center in Tallahassee at or 919 West Pensacola St., Tallahassee, FL 32309 or Marianna at or 4540 H Lafayette St. Marianna, FL 32446.

Expressions of sympathy may be made at


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