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Patrick Henry Davis

SoVaNow.com / March 11, 2013
Patrick Henry Davis of 1307 Bayonne Avenue, South Boston, died Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at his residence at the age of 74. Mr. Davis was born in Roanoke Rapids, N.C., on Sept. 18, 1938 to the late William Henry Davis and Mary Helen Thornton Davis. He was married to Deloris Snoddy Davis and was a member of Banister Hill Baptist Church. Mr. Davis was a U.S. Army veteran and retired from the Halifax County Public School system after teaching for 36 years.

Mr. Davis is survived by his wife: Deloris Snoddy Davis of the home; a daughter, Latonya Davis of Inman, S.C., an adoptive daughter, Sonya Brewton of Boiling Spring, S.C., a granddaughter, Shania Browning of Inman, S.C., two sisters: Mary D. Faulcon of Lima, Ohio and Susie Jackson of Roanoke Rapids, N.C., a brother: Paul T. Davis of Charlotte, N.C., an aunt: Vashti Davis of Baltimore, Md., nine sisters-in-law: Willie Mae Anderson, Onie Ferguson, Texie Snoddy Long and Jeanette Tanner, all of Inman, S.C., Elizabeth Moore of Alexandria, Ernestine Davis-Taylor of Raleigh, N.C., Eloise Staley of North Carolina and Lillie Bell Davis of Charlotte, N.C., two brothers-in-law: Joseph Faulcon of Lima, Ohio and Jerome Fuller of Grambling, S.C., and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In addition to his parents, Mr. Davis was preceded in death by two brothers: Haywood Davis and Louis Davis.

A funeral will be held Wednesday, March 13, at 1 p.m. with services at Banister Hill Baptist Church with Rev. Dr. William F. Carr officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with military rites.

The family will receive friends at the chapel of Jeffress Funeral Home on Tuesday, March 12 from 7-8 p.m.

Funeral services are provided by Jeffress Funeral Home.

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