Mr. Arthur Davis, age 81 died peacefully at his home surrounded by his family. He was a native of Halifax County and was married to Mary Jane Maney. Until retiring Mr. Davis farmed all of his life. Preceding him in death are his mother, Annie Lucas Davis, father, George L. Davis, four sisters; Ruth Harris, Maxine Whitley, Annie Hill and Elsie Bryan, three brothers; Thurman, Howard and Redmond Davis.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Jane Davis of the home, one daughter, Anne Davis Brown and her husband David of Raleigh, three sons; Kenny Davis and his wife Linda of Hobgood, Lee Davis of Newport and Glenn Davis of Hobgood, three sisters; Kathryn Lindsey and her husband Jim of Anamosa, IA, Dorothy Barry of Zebulon and Christine Judge and her husband Sam of Raleigh, one brother, Andrew Davis and his wife Doris of Hobgood. Also surviving are four grandchildren, Meghan Brown, Ellen, Anni, and Arthur Davis, two great grandchildren Kennah and Bella Davis.