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Obituary for Durham Writter Davis
Durham Writter Davis, 91, of Jamesville died Friday, September 30, 2016, at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville.
Born December 12, 1924 in Martin County he was the son of the late Levi H. Davis and Mattie Gurkin Davis and was preceded in death by his wife, Beulah Maybell Barber Davis; sisters, Madeline Hopkins, Lena M. Kendricks, Renda Daniels and Belva Davenport; brothers Levi H. Davis, Jr. and Bobby H. Davis. Mr. Davis was a retired millwright with 49 years service at Weyerhaeuser Corporation and member of Poplar Chapel Church of Christ. He was a former deacon, song leader and lifelong member of the former Corinth Free Will Baptist Church.
His family includes his daughter, Anita D. Roberson and husband Freddie of Williamston, N.C.; son, Bobby Macon Davis and wife Brenda of Williamston, N.C.; special friend, Agnes Barber of Jamesville, N.C.; five grandchildren, ten great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.
Funeral service will be held Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at 2:00 pm at Maitland Funeral Home, Plymouth with David Jones and Ernie Williams officiating. Burial will follow in Jamesville Cemetery. Family will receive friends on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Maitland Funeral Home, Plymouth. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Jamesville Fire and Rescue, P.O. Box 4, Jamesville, N.C. 27846.
Arrangements are by Maitland Funeral Home, Plymouth.