Gladys Wiggins Davis

Published 1:11 am Saturday, October 16, 2010

AHOSKIE – Gladys Wiggins Davis, age 92, of the 500 block of Center Grove Road, died Friday, October 15, 2010 at Roanoke Chowan Hospital.

Mrs. Davis was born on November 28, 1917 in Hertford County, NC, a daughter of the late Dennison and Susan Wiggins.  She was a member of Center Grove Baptist Church, a homemaker, and was the widow of Thomas Irving Davis.

Left to cherish her memory are her daughters, Patsy D. Doughtie and husband, J. C., and Nancy D. Jernigan and husband, William, both of Ahoskie; and her sons, Gerald Davis and wife, Cenith, of Ahoskie, Jimmy Davis and wife, Iris, of Williamston, Teddy Davis and wife, Frances, of Ahoskie, Eddie Davis of Sunbury, and Lewis Davis and wife, Dail, of Rocky Mount.  She is also survived by numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

Besides her husband, Mrs. Davis was predeceased by a daughter, Betty D. Todd, and a son, Arther Davis.

A celebration of life service will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 17, 2010 at Garrett-Jones Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bob Skeens officiating.  Burial will follow in Ahoskie Cemetery.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2:00 until 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, prior to services and other times at her home.

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