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Margaret Leola Davis, 81, of 331 Hickory Hollow Road, Erwin, died Thursday, May 19, 2011, at Unicoi County Memorial Hospital.
She was born October 28, 1929 in Roan Mountain, and was a daughter of the late Nolan and Dorothy Birchfield Davis.
Miss Davis was a registered nurse for over 65 years, working at Unicoi County Memorial Hospital, Watauga Hospital in Boone, N.C., Cannon Memorial Hospital in Banner Elk, N.C. and for several physicians in the area. She was very devoted to the nursing profession.
She was a member of Grace Presbyterian Church in Roan Mountain.
Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, John Edward Davis and a great nephew, Shaun Bradford .
Survivors include her brother: Nolan “Ted” Davis and wife Barbara, Erwin; nephew: Keith Davis and wife Debbie, Erwin; two nieces: Debbie Bradford and husband Terry, Erwin, Crystal Settle and husband David, Richmond, Va.; great nephew: Joshua Davis and great niece: Ketha Ryan, both of Erwin.
Funeral services were held Saturday, May 21, at 8 p.m., in the chapel of Robert Ledford Funeral Home, with the Rev. Jeff Autrey officiating.
Active pallbearers were Chuck Foster, Mitch Price, Scott Bradford, Brent Ryan, Josh Davis, Keith Davis, and Tommy Franklin.
Interment was Sunday, May 22, at 3 p.m., in Evergreen Cemetery.
Robert Ledford Funeral Home was in charge.