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The center of controversy

Posted: Friday, May 4, 2012 4:54 pm | Updated: 4:59 pm, Fri May 4, 2012.

Standing on his front porch, Jim Davis greets a visitor to his home, which sits on the corner of Second Street and Broad Street in Stevenson. 

He's been here more than 35 years, he says. A construction man, now 73, Davis says he built the home himself, along with family. 

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  • papason posted at 8:14 pm on Wed, May 23, 2012.

    papason Posts: 2

    [sad]Your first strike is holt,she has no concience.She will bend laws to fit her agenda,unless you have deep pockets.Decisions in her court are made before you are seated! God be with you

  • CommonMan posted at 1:45 pm on Mon, May 7, 2012.

    CommonMan Posts: 11

    I have met Mr Davis and see him pretty often and have talked with him several times. He still has that firm hand shake and he has a firm comittment to keeping his wife where she is. She is at home where she wanted to be. I think the Town should have a little respect for Mr. Jim's wishes and Let Patsy Rest in peace.

  • TWERPY1 posted at 9:32 am on Mon, May 7, 2012.

    TWERPY1 Posts: 298

    Poor Mr. Davis! It's so sad to see a person being persecuted for love. I said it before and I'll say it again, only a heartless person who doesn't understand true love will ask him to move his wife off of his property. They had a strong marriage with undying love and affection.

    What's Parker Edminson advertise? A Divorce Without Drama. Can a lawyer like that even possibly have a bit of sympathy for this man? No.


  • dirtlord posted at 7:54 am on Sat, May 5, 2012.

    dirtlord Posts: 45

    there is a family buried in my neighbors back yard. dated like 1890. the house has been threw two owners now that i know of. its a matter of respect to leave them alone. this is in scottsboro. i dont see why stevenson makes a big deal out of it. seems to me stevenson trys to make trouble with anyone it can,

  • GerryDS posted at 8:29 pm on Fri, May 4, 2012.

    GerryDS Posts: 2

    Why can't ya'll just leave that man alone. It is his house, his land, just let him be. What difference does it make where his wife is buried? She is right where he wants her, close to him. LEAVE HIM ALONE.

  • thespeaker posted at 5:24 pm on Fri, May 4, 2012.

    thespeaker Posts: 3

    Leave the man alone and the lady rest in peace. A man's property is own. This is America. Alot of our county is on indian burial grounds and I don't hear judges telling anyone to move and dig. Kudos to this man for taking a stand in what he believes is right. May he prevail!