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The Emmy-award winning journalist joined CBS 46 as a morning anchor in January after spending 26 years at WAGA-TV. Davis retired from WAGA in 2012 following a DUI-related arrest. In 2016, Davis opened up about her battle with alcoholism in an interview with The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Davis was planning to fly to Texas for her step-father’s funeral when she suffered a stroke, according to CBS. On Sunday, she posted a message on her Facebook about celebrating Christmas after losing a loved on.
“Stay strong, keep praising the Lord,” Davis wrote.
She is survived by her mother and daughter.
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Funeral information: The family of Amanda Davis plans a public viewing of her body at Gregory B. Levett Funeral Home in Decatur at 4347 Flat Shoals Parkway Tuesday, January 2, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Directions here.) No other information has been announced.