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Virginia Parrish Davis

July 18, 1925 — April 20, 2020

Virginia Parrish Davis

Virginia Parrish Davis of South Boston, VA passed away April 20, 2020.  She was born in Johnston County, NC on July 18, 1925 and was 94 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Millard Parrish and the late Delia Parrish. She was married to the late Columbus Colin Davis, Sr.


She was a member of South Boston Church of God. She and her husband owned and operated Davis Fruit Stand.  


Virginia Parrish Davis is survived by:

Her Daughters

Dorothy Ann Childress of South Boston

Mary D. Lacks of South Boston

Daisy D. Cheek (Larry) of Snow Camp, NC

Sixteen Grandchildren

Twenty-Six Great Grandchildren

 A number of Great Great Grandchildren

One Sister

Jane Creech (Estar) of Morrisville, NC


***Preceded in death by***

Two Sons

Columbus C. Davis, Jr. and Robert E. Davis

Two Brothers and Five Sisters


A private graveside service will be held Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 2:00 P.M. at Halifax Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Dave Webb officiating. In keeping with CDC guidelines regarding COVID-19, funeral Services for Mrs. Davis will be available via livestream on Powell Funeral Home’s Facebook page.


For memorials please consider a charity of your choice.


Online condolences may be directed to


Arrangements are by: Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

The funeral service may be viewed at this link click here.


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