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Cleo Davis Ambrose

August 6, 1929 November 1, 2017
Cleo Davis Ambrose
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Obituary for Cleo Davis Ambrose
Cleo Davis Ambrose, 88, of Creswell died Wednesday, November 1, 2017, at her residence in Creswell.

Born August 6, 1929 in Washington County she was the daughter of the late James Thomas Davis and Golda Blanche Phelps Davis and was preceded in death by her sisters, Gertrude Sawyer, Margaret Gaines, Oneida Davis and Betty Lathinghouse; brothers, Thomas Davis and Melvin Davis. Cleo was the owner and operator of Cleo's Beauty Shop of Creswell from 1968 until her retirement in 2011 and was a member of Philippi Church of Christ.

Her family includes her husband, Horace Lee Ambrose of Creswell, N.C.; daughters, Jackie Ambrose Grimes and husband Rickie of Williamston, N.C. and Debbie Ambrose Holton and husband Hal of Creswell, N.C.; brother, Wayne Davis of Florida; grandchildren, Chad Grimes and wife Hermia, Brandon Grimes and wife Jenna, Lance Grimes and wife Rachel, Brook Sheahan and husband Pete, Bridget Warren and husband Mark, Hal Holton, III and wife Maria; great grandchildren, Chandler, Haven, Beatrice, Banks, Parker, Holton, Robert, Wesley, Colt, Elsa, Anna and Baby Girl Holton.

Funeral service will be held Sunday, November 5, 2017 at 3:45 pm at Philippi Church of Christ, Creswell with Glenn Brickhouse officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Family will receive friends on Sunday, November 5, 2017 from 2:00 to 3:30 pm at Philippi Church of Christ and other times at the residence.

Arrangements are by Maitland Funeral Home, Creswell.
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