First Posted: 11/19/2009
DOBSON James Wade Davis, 68, of Dobson, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2009, at Heritage Health Care of Elkin. He was born Jan. 17, 1941, in Surry County to Will and Lottie Wolfe Davis. He was a member of Fairview Baptist Church of Dobson and was retired from Cooke Trucking. Surviving are his wife of 49 years, Brenda White Davis of the home; and six brothers and sisters, William Paul Davis of Garner, Beulah Davis Atkins of Dobson, Effie Davis Anthony of Newland, Joe Davis of Winston-Salem, Lou Davis McCormick of Rockford and Nellie Davis Lowe of Dobson. He was loved and cherished by several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his nephew, Pfc. Adam Marion. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, 2009, at Fairview Baptist Church with the Rev. Andy Atkins officiating. The family will receive friends at Moody-Davis Funeral Home in Dobson on Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Fairview Baptist Church Choir Ministry, c/o Tommy Edmonds, 6678 N.C. 268, Dobson, NC 27017; The Gideons Dobson Camp, P.O. Box 791, Dobson, NC 27017; or Mountain Valley Hospice and Palliative Care, 201 Technology Lane, Mount Airy, NC 27030. The family would like to thank the staff and friends of Heritage Health Care of Elkin for their love and care during the illness of Mr. Davis. Online condolences may be made at www.moodyfuneralservices.com.