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Leland Laverne "Vern or Chief" Davis, Sr
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Birth: Sep. 20, 1921
Norway
Orangeburg County
South Carolina, USA
Death: May 23, 1992
Orangeburg
Orangeburg County
South Carolina, USA

On 6/2/1951 he married the love of his life, Edith Annette Robinson of St. Matthews, SC. He spent his childhood growing up in rural Orangeburg County, SC. He was an exceptionally good furniture and auto upholsteror. He was a great father and family man.

Obit from The State Newspaper; Columbia, SC
May 24, 1992
Orangeburg Services for L. Laverne Davis, Sr., 70, of 1338 Springdale St. will be held at 4 p.m. today at First Presbyterian Church, with burial in Crestlawn Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to Faith Promise Fund of First Presbyterian Church. Mr. Davis died Saturday, May 23, 1992. Born in Norway, he was a son of the late Luther Edgar and Maggie Rowell Davis. An Army veteran of World War II, he retired as owner and operator of Davis Trim Shop and was a member of Friday Morning Men's Breakfast and Bible Study Group and a member and elder of First Presbyterian Church. Surviving are his wife, Edith Robinson Davis; a daughter, Carol Davis of Orangeburg; a son, Leland Davis, Jr. of Orangeburg; brothers, Welborne Davis Sr. of Orangeburg and Cecil Davis of Liberal, KS; and sisters, Mildred Boltin and Marian Kennemore, both of Orangeburg.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Luther Edgar Davis (1888 - 1962)
  Margaret Elnora Rowell Davis (1895 - 1951)
 
 Spouse:
  Edith Annette Robinson Davis (1925 - 2012)
 
 Siblings:
  Cecil Leslie Davis (1914 - 1995)*
  Luther Bernard Davis (1916 - 1917)*
  Mildred Alien Davis Boltin (1919 - 1999)*
  Leland Laverne Davis (1921 - 1992)
  Welborne Faxon Davis (1925 - 2005)*
  Laurie Thackston Davis (1929 - 1992)*
  Marian Delores Davis Kennemore (1933 - 2002)*
  Infant Son Davis (1935 - 1935)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Crestlawn Memorial Gardens
Orangeburg
Orangeburg County
South Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Laurie Davis Hannah
Record added: Jan 12, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 32872281
Leland Laverne Vern or Chief Davis, Sr
Added by: Laurie Davis Hannah
 
Leland Laverne Vern or Chief Davis, Sr
Added by: Laurie Davis Hannah
 
Leland Laverne Vern or Chief Davis, Sr
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- Laurie Davis Hannah
 Added: Jun. 16, 2014

- Laurie Davis Hannah
 Added: May. 23, 2014
I remember you working your your jalopy and taking us for rides on it. Thanks for those childhood memories. Love you.
- Laurie Davis Hannah
 Added: Jan. 14, 2014
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