Doris Preast Davis

October 22, 1918 - August 5, 2009

10/22/1918 - 08/05/2009

Doris Preast Davis, 90, died Wednesday, August 5, 2009.

A graveside service will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, August 9, 2009 at Hobgood Cemetery in Hobgood. The Reverend Doctor James Drake will be presiding.

Doris was a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was affectionately known as “Big Mama” to her grandchildren.

Doris is survived by her husband, Andrew Milton Davis; daughter, Martha Ann Davis Vaughan and husband Jimmy of Scotland Neck; son, Andy Davis and wife Connie of Hobgood; sister, Miriam Phelps and husband Elbert of Scotland Neck; brothers, William Preast and wife Thelma of Hickory, Benson Dewey Preast and wife Hope of Middlesex, and Frank Preast and wife Betty of Scotland Neck; four grandchildren, Robert Davis, Mills Davis, Suzanne Bailey, and Gail Vaughan ; eight great-grandchildren, and a very special niece, Donna Cornwall of Fort Collins, CO.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Saturday, August 8, 2009 at Letchworth Funeral Home in Scotland Neck.

Arrangements are being handled by Letchworth Funeral Home in Scotland Neck.

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