Bernice Allen Davis, age 86, of Unicoi, passed away on Tuesday, January 19, 2016, at the Center on Aging and Health. Bernice was a native of Yancey County and a daughter of the late Clyde and Dorothy Scott Allen. She attended Maranatha Tabernacle Church.
In addition to her parents, Bernice is preceded in death by her husband of 30 years: Willard Davis, Son: Ronald Lee Davis, brothers: Dallas Allen, Braskie Allen and Roy Allen, sisters: Louise Arrowood and her husband Bill, Margie Burleson and her husband John, brother-in-laws: Rev. Vestal Edwards, Rev. O. M. Ledford and Oliver Banks.
Bernice has left behind to cherish her memories:
Sons: Kenny Davis and his wife Karin of Erwin
Jeff Davis of Unicoi
Daughters: Charlotte Burkett and husband Walter of Unicoi
Wilma Howard and husband Ward of Erwin
Shirley Necessary and husband James of Erwin
Grandchildren: Sherry, Eric, Walter, Kristy, Arron, Willard and William
Sisters: Evelyn Edwards of Erwin
Ellen Banks of Burnsville NC
Jewell Ledford of Burnsville NC
Several Nieces and Nephews
Special Friend: Alice Miller
The family respectfully requests the honor of your presence as we offer tribute and remember the life of Bernice Davis in a funeral service to be held at 7:00 PM, Thursday, January 21, 2016, in the Chapel of Valley Funeral Home. Reverend E. L. Wheeler, Reverend Harold Blankenship and Arron Jacob Howard will officiate. A visitation period to share memories and offer support will begin at 5:00 PM and continue until service time on Thursday, at Valley Funeral Home. A committal service will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday, January 22, 2016, at Davis-Gouge Cemetery in Limestone Cove. Serving as pallbearers will be: Walter Franklin Burkett, Jason Street, Walter Burkett, James Necessary, Ward Howard and Larry Yarber. Those who plan to attend will meet at 10:30 AM on Friday, at Valley Funeral Home to go in procession to the cemetery.
Condolences and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at www.valleyfuneralhome.net. These arrangements were made especially for the family and friends of Bernice Allen Davis through Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N. Main Ave, Erwin, 423-743-9187.