Gertrude Dempsey Davis

August 21, 1936 - December 19, 2022

08/21/1936 - 12/19/2022

Past Services

Cemetery
Friday December 23, 2022
Highland Memorial Gardens
US 13 South, 109 Ward Road
Ahoskie, NC 27910
Directions
Visitation
Friday December 23, 2022
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Ahoskie
205 NC Highway 42 W
Ahoskie, NC 27910
252-332-3122 | Directions
Funeral Service
Friday December 23, 2022
2:00 pm
Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Ahoskie
205 NC Highway 42 W
Ahoskie, NC 27910
252-332-3122 | Directions

AHOSKIE, NC – Gertrude Dempsey “Pinchie” Davis, age 86, of Hwy 561 East, passed away peacefully on Monday, December 19, 2022 at her home surrounded by her loving family.

Mrs. Davis was born on August 21, 1936 to Vann and Gracie Parker Dempsey in Hertford County, North Carolina. She was one of eight children. She was a devoted wife and mother. She always made sure the family was taken care of. “Pinchie”, as she was so affectionately known to many, enjoyed working in her yard. She was a dedicated member of Hickory Chapel Free Will Baptist Church for many years serving in many capacities, such as the ladies auxiliary, being an usher, and working with the home missions. “Pinchie” was loved by many and will be deeply missed by her family and friends.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Bobby Perry Davis, Sr., sisters, Inez Dempsey Overton, and Trolie Dempsey Doughtie, and brothers, Vann Dempsey, Jr., Stanley Dempsey, Bobby Dempsey, and twin Graham Dempsey.

Left to cherish Gertrude’s memory is her son, Bobby Davis Jr. and wife Melanie of Littleton, NC; her daughter, Tommye Anne Davis Kidd of Apex, NC; a sister, Rachel Morris and husband Leroy of Aulander; three grandsons, Landen Grey Kidd, Ryan Gray, and Zachary Gray; a great granddaughter, Everlyn Gray; two sisters-in-law, Virginia Dempsey of Scotland Neck, NC, and Sylvia Dempsey of Newport News, VA; along with numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Friday, December 23, 2022, from 1:00 pm until 1:45 pm at Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, Ahoskie, NC with a celebration of life service following in the chapel at 2:00 pm with Rev. Mike Williams officiating and burial following at Highland Memorial Gardens, Ahoskie, NC.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Community Home Care and Hospice, 200 Green St #203, Williamston, NC 27892, or online by visiting tmcfunding.com/search fund, type- Gertrude Dempsey Davis

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Davis family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.

 

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Kecia Sedona Quinn
1 month ago

I am sorry for the loss of your mother. My sincere condolences to the family. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Bart Riddick
1 month ago

Tommye Anne and Bobby, I was so saddened to hear that your sweet Mom passed away. Y’all will be in my prayers.

Lisa Zebley
1 month ago

We are so sorry to hear of Pinchie’s passing. We will be with you in spirit on Friday. We’ll be sending love and prayers. Aunt Sylvia and Lisa

Andi Williams
1 month ago

Tommye Anne, you and Bobby will be in my prayers.

Tommye Anne Davis Kidd
1 month ago

She was the best mama my brother and I could have ever prayed for.
What an honor it was to love her and care for her up until her final breath.
Rest easy now, Mama.
We love you and miss you so very much♥️

Tammy Hall Whitfield
1 month ago

I’m so sorry for your loss. I will be praying for you and the family.

Angel Pennington Cahoon
1 month ago

Tommye Anne, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time. Love you

David C. Lassiter
1 month ago

Rachel, I am so sorry about the loss of your sister. She was a lovely lady always smiling. Mary Ann and I have you, Leroy and all of Pinchie’s family in our thoughts and prayers.

David C. Lassiter