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 Viola <I>Oakes</I> Davis

Viola Oakes Davis

Pittsylvania County, Virginia, USA
Death 2 Nov 2012 (aged 88)
Martinsville City, Virginia, USA
Burial Martinsville, Martinsville City, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 100122788 · View Source
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Daughter of Bennie Lee Oakes and Jarvie Lee Campbell and wife of Paul Shackelford Davis Sr

Nov 4, 2012

Viola Oakes Davis, 88, of 1023 Owens Road in Martinsville, died Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at Memorial Hospital in Martinsville.

She was born in Pittsylvania County on May 25, 1924, to Bennie Lee Oakes and Jarvie Lee Campbell Oakes. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Shackelford Davis Sr.; two sons, Paul S. Davis Jr. and Henry C. Davis; one sister, Edna Carter; and one brother, Curtis Oakes.

Davis was a member of Chatham Heights Baptist Church, the Senior Adult IV Sunday School Class and the Senior Choir. She also was a member of the Rose Society in Martinsville.

Surviving are one son, Barry L. Davis of the home; four brothers, Melvin Oakes of Union Hall, Roger Oakes of Burlington, N.C., Eugene Oakes of Ridgeway and Alvin Oakes of Martinsville; and two grandchildren.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at McKee-Stone Funeral Home with Dr. Michael Hatfield officiating. Burial will be in Roselawn Burial Park.

The family will receive friends today from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home and other times at the home.

Memorials may be made to Chatham Heights Baptist Church, 1235 Chatham Road, Martinsville, Va. 24112.

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  • Created by: Sam Eanes
  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100122788
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Viola Oakes Davis (25 May 1924–2 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100122788, citing Roselawn Burial Park, Martinsville, Martinsville City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Sam Eanes (contributor 47325588) .