June 9, 1927 - June 3, 2021
Velma I. Davis, age 93 of Lilburn, GA passed away on Thursday, June 3, 2021. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Johnnie Davis and her parents, George and Mary Clide Whiddon. She is survived by her children, Allen Davis, Wayne Davis (Bobbi), Brenda Childrey (Gerald) and Rhonda Latimer (Bobby); grandchildren, Shane Davis (Renee), Meredith MacKenzie (Adam), Brian Childrey, Steven Davis, Crystal Davis, Andrea Latimer, and Alexis Latimer; great-grandchildren, Alexandra Davis, Jessica Davis, William MacKenzie and Gabriel MacKenzie; siblings, Glenn Whiddon (Jeanette), Sybel Bennett; nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives. She was born in Red Level, Alabama. She attended DeKalb Community college where she earned her GED and an associate degree in Accounting. Velma owned an in-home daycare called Davis’ Little Angels. Upon retiring, she worked at Annistown Road Baptist Church as a preschool teacher. She was a long-time member of Mountain Park First Baptist Church in Stone Mountain, Georgia, where she was a member of the Joy Spreaders and served as their treasurer and secretary. Velma enjoyed traveling, reading (especially her Bible), gardening and spending time with her family. She loved nature and enjoyed spending time in the Smokie Mountains. The memorial service to honor and celebrate the life of Velma Inez Davis will be held on Saturday, June 12, 2021 at 12:00 PM at Tom M. Wages Snellville Chapel. The family will receive friends on Saturday, June 12, 2021 from 10:00 AM until 12:00 PM at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Mountain Park First Baptist Church, https://mpfbc.org/give. Due to COVID-19 regulations, our staff is committed to taking care of our guests and families that we serve. We also ask all guests and family members attending visitations and services to please continue social distancing and if desired to bring and wear a mask. Condolences may be sent or viewed at www.wagesfuneralhome.com. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, A Family Company, 3705 Highway 78 West, Snellville, GA 30039 (770-979-3200) has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Velma I. Davis, age 93 of Lilburn, GA passed away on Thursday, June 3, 2021. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Johnnie Davis and her parents, George and Mary Clide Whiddon. She is survived by her children, Allen Davis, Wayne... View Obituary & Service Information
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