Amanda Davis, Anchor in Atlanta Killed by Stroke at Airport

Emilio Banks
December 29, 2017

She was reportedly at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport when she suffered a massive spontaneous stroke.

Her death drew reaction from some of the city's most prominent people. The Clark-Atlanta University graduate and Emmy-winning journalist spent 26 years at WAGA-TV, now a Fox affiliate.

Davis' family is "asking for privacy at this hard time", the station reported.

The broadcast journalist and morning anchor of CBS 46 News whose career spanned more than 30 years passed away earlier this week at 62.

Davis had said in the interview she had grappled with coming to terms with her disease: 'Even then I questioned it, ' she said.

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Davis had also shared a Facebook post about celebrating Christmas after losing a loved one.

Now Davis' friends, family and viewers have her very own words of wisdom to ease the pain as their mourning begins.

'Stay strong, keep praising the Lord, ' Davis wrote.

She opened up about her battle with alcohol addiction in 2016 and how treatment helped her. She became a main anchor five years later, according to FOX5, but retired from the station in 2013. "I remember meeting and taking a picture with her when was about 8 or 9 yrs old", recalled one woman on social media. 'I wanted to believe that there was still a way they could help me control it'.

Amanda Davis, the morning news anchor for CBS46, has tragically died, the television station announced on December 27, 2017. She would die within hours.

Other reports by TheSundaySentinel

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