Velmore Lee “Petey” Davis

Velmore Lee “Petey” Davis

Death 13 Jan 1989 (aged 29)
Burial Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Plot Section 18-S
Memorial ID 29868496 · View Source
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DAVIS--Suddenly in Hampton, VA on January 13, 1989 Velmore (Petey) Davis. Age 29. Formerly of 2523 N. Madison St. Father of Vaneta Kelker of El Paso, TX. Son of Joan and Henry Taylor of Wilmington. Brother of Ruth Dorsey of Adelphi, MD, Beverly Hawkins, Denise and Phyllis Davis, Sheila Kee, Henry Taylor, Jr., Stephen and Jerry Taylor and Lennell Dorsey, all of Wilmington. Also survived by four aunts, six uncles, ten nieces, seven nepews, other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held at Greater Bethel Apostolic Temple, 29th & Vanburen St. on Wednesday, January 18th at 1pm. Viewing 11am-1pm. Interment inRiverview Cemetery. CONGO FUNERAL HOME
(The News Journal, Wilmington, DE, 17 Jan 1989 (Tuesday), Page B4.)

Velmore Davis, 29, of Mallory Road, Hampton, VA., formerly of 2523 N. Madison St., died Friday of heart failure in Hampton General Hospital.

Mr. Davis was in a training program at Hampton Institute that was sponsored by the Veterans Administration.

He was an orderly at Riverside Hospital for two years.

He was 1975 graduate of Howard High School.

He is survived by a daughter, Vanetta Kelker of El Paso, Texas; his parents, Joan and Henry Taylor of Wilmington; four brothers, Henry Taylor Jr., Stephen Taylor, Jerry Taylor and Lennell Dorsey, all of Wilmington; and five sisters, Ruth Dorsey of Adelphi, Md., and Beverly Hawkins, Denise Davis, Phyllis Davis and Sheila Kee, all of Wilmington.

Services will be 1 p.m. today in Greater Bethel Apostolic Temple, 29th and Van Buren streets, where friends may call from 11 a.m. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery, 33rd and Market streets.

(The News Journal, Wilmington, DE, 18 Jan 1989 (Wednesday), Page B4)

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