Mrs Bessie Mae Davis

April 25, 2016


Bessie Mae Davis 71, formerly of 626 Oak Avenue passed April 20, 2016 at St Barnabas Hospital in Livingston, NJ.

She was born in Newberry County January 28, 1945 a daughter of Roosevelt Davis and Ethel Boston Davis. She was a member of St Vaughnville Baptist Church. She was a graduate of Edgewood High School Class of 1963 and retired from the Greenwood School District 50.

Surviving is her devoted daughter, Winifred Anita Davis of West Orange, NJ;  two brothers, Roosevelt Davis of Greenwood and Floyd Davis of  Washington, DC ; two sisters, Lillian Davis of Washington, DC and Geneva Davis of Cincinnati, Ohio;  one grandchild, Gabriel Miles Davis; one aunt, Bessie Farrow of Silverstreet, SC. In addition, she leaves a  host of  nieces , nephews and cousins to mourn her passing.

Funeral services will be held Noon Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at St Vaughnville Baptist Church with Rev Ray Pilgrim Pastor and Presiding and Rev. Lisa Spencer officiating.

Burial will be held in the Church Cemetery.

Ms Davis will be placed in the church at 11:00am

Pallbearers Flower bearers will be friends and family.

Honorary escort will be Edgewood HS Class of 1963.

The family is at 626 Oak Avenue, Greenwood.

Online condolences may be sent to the family via our website or email

Percival Tompkins Funeral Home is honored to serve the Davis family.


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