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Vera C. Davis

August 21, 1930 August 11, 2018
Vera C. Davis
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Obituary for Vera C. Davis

Vera Carleen Davis, a longtime resident of Royal Oak, died August 11, 2018 surrounded by her family. She was 87 years old. Vera was born August 21, 1930 in Stoddard County, Missouri.

Vera moved to Highland Park, Michigan in 1942 with her mother, Iona Richard. She married Frank P. Davis July 16, 1946 and together they lived in their current home in Royal Oak, which Vera designed. She worked hard in her home and at her various jobs throughout her life. Vera was truly loved by all. She enjoyed baking, dancing, Detroit Tiger baseball, horseracing, but especially her grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. She would always say, “this is not a house, this is a home filled with lots of loving memories.” Vera will be greatly missed.

Vera is survived by her four loving children, Carolyn Davis, Carleen (Dale) Garrish, Glen (Katherine) Davis, and Jim (Judith) Davis, eight grandchildren, Roxanne Garrish, Dale (Holly) Garrish, Tammy Maddox, Rick (Nicole) Garrish, Elizabeth (Tony) Nelson, Kate, Phillip (Leah) Davis, and Justin (Colleen) Davis. She is also survived by 11 great grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren. Vera is preceded in death by her beloved husband of 62 years, Frank Davis.

A visitation will be held at Lynch and Sons Funeral Home, 1368 N. Crooks Rd. (between 14 –15 Mile Roads) on Monday from 2–8pm.

A private service will be held, followed by burial in White Chapel Cemetery, Troy.

Memorials may be made to the Leader Dogs for the Blind, 1039 S. Rochester Road, Rochester Hills, Michigan 48307.


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