Georgia Davis

Published 12:00 am Friday, October 2, 2009

Georgia C. Davis
IVOR—Georgia Cary Davis, 94, died Sept. 25, 2009, at Consulate Health Care Center in Windsor.
Mrs. Davis was born Jan. 14, 1915, in Southampton County to the late Charlie and Emma Cary.
She was a native of Southampton County, attending it’s rural public schools.
She joined Gilfield Baptist Church at an early age and remained a loyal and dedicated member until her death.
At Gilfield, she served in many capacities from the Missionary Board to her final position as mother of the church.
As a retired domestic worker, she rejoiced in the fact that through Christ all things are possible.
After reaching adulthood, she was united in holy matrimony to Isaac Davis in Southampton County on Feb. 2, 1935.
This was an enduring relationship that spanned more than 50 years, until God called Isaac home to his eternal resting place. To this blissful union God bestowed upon them 13 offspring.
Georgia was preceded in death by her parents, Charlie and Emma Cary; her husband, Isaac Davis; three sisters, Helen and Addie Cary, and Dorothy Edwards; four brothers, Leroy, Charlie, Walter and Clarence Cary; three sons, Isaac, Charlie and McCoy Davis.
Survivors include six daughters, Georgia Ann Davis-Simmons (Earl) of Virginia Beach, Elizabeth Parham (Bernard) of Lynchburg, Minister Shirley Martin (Roosevelt) of Copperas Cove, Texas, Lucy Wynn, Emma Faltz and Mary Lee Davis of Ivor; four sons, Ronnie Davis Sr. (Avis) of Wakefield, John Davis (Clare) of Ivor, Ulysses Davis (Gladys) of Lynchburg and McClenny Davis (Rosa) of Norfolk; 25 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; three sisters, Odell Warren of Ivor, Florence Thornton of Lynchburg and Adell Bowers of Washington, D.C.; a daughter-in-law, Sadie Davis of Ivor; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
A funeral will be held at 1 p.m. today at Gilfield Baptist Church, 9040 Doles Road in Ivor. The Rev. E.E. Mitchell Jr. will be the eulogist with host pastor Kenneth Ricks officiating.
Interment will be in the church cemetery.
Crocker Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
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