Mary Moorehead Davis

                    December 23, 1928  -  February 20, 2008

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Mrs. Mary Moorehead Davis, 79, departed this life on February 20, 2008 at the Richfield Recovery and Care Center.

She was born December 23, 1928,- in Grafton, West Virginia to the late Lester Moorehead, Sr. and Sadie M. Moorehead.

She was preceded in death by her stepdaughter, Debra Stuart; two brothers, Ernest and Lester Moorehead, Jr.

Mrs. Davis was a retired teacher with the Roanoke City Public School System.

She was an active member of the Ebenezer Baptist Church and the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority until failing health.

Those left to cherish her memories are: husband, John Davis; daughter Karen(Walter) Haynes, PA.; Step-sons, Gerald, Wayne, and Kevin (Angela) Sayles; Step-granddaughter, Tenita (Brian) Powell and son Evan; sister, Ethel Miller, Detroit,MI.;two brothers, Kenneth(Agatha) Moorehead, Springfield, Mass, and Paul(Vergie) Moorehead of Detroit, Mich; sister-in-law, Carrie K. Johnson of Washington, D.C.; brother-in-law, William B. Davis of Potomac, MD.; devoted aunt, Mary L. Link of Philadelphia; devoted caregiver, Eliza Word and other relatives and friends.

We would like to thank the staff of Richfield Retirement Community and Richfield Recovery and Care Center for their excellent care.

Funeral Services will be Monday, February 25, 2008 at 11:00 A.M. at the Ebenezer Baptist Church with Rev. Dr. Herman Word officiating. Visitation will be Sunday at Ebenezer Baptist Church 7:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Interment will be at Williams Memorial Park.

Family and friends will meet at the home of the Rev. Herman and Eliza Word at 2611 Hillendale

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Born: December 23, 1928

Death: February 20, 2008

This memorial provided by:
Hamlar-Curtis Funeral Home
Roanoke, VA