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August 27, 1943 ~ June 12, 2023 (age 79) 79 Years Old
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Helen Davis was born August 27, 1943 in Marion County, Mullins SC. to the late West and Polly Davis. She spent most of her adult life in Winston Salem, NC where she was employed as a seamstress. She was very talented and used her gift in designing her own men and women clothing. In her younger adult years, she was known for her beauty and caring spirit. Helen was also a proud mom of seven children which included five boys and two daughters whom she loved very dearly. Helen was blessed to have had a family that supported her greatly in the raising of her children of which she was always thankful. In 2016, after a brief illness, Helen relocated to Valdosta GA with her daughter and son-in-law. She was later admitted to Pruitt Nursing home where she was adored by all the nurses and staff which ultimately led to her being considered family. After losing her son-in-law in 2019, Helen was moved to Mullins with her daughter where she was admitted to Mullins Nursing Home where she developed a very special bond and relationship with several members of the staff of which we are forever grateful to consider our family.
Helen was preceded in death by her Parents: West and Polly Davis Daughter: Ella Gerald Siblings: Polly Ann Lewis, Shirley Davis, and Benjamin Davis Nieces: Marie Lewis, Vickie Lewis Son-in-Law: Gerald Clark.
Helen is survived by Children: Charlean Clark of Florence SC, Carl Richburg (Karen White) of Winston Salem NC, James Richburg (Crystal) of Portland Oregon, Jimmy Richburg (Robin Wilson) of Winston Salem NC John Reaves (Heather Davis) of Durham NC, Stanley Reaves of Florence SC; Siblings Evelyn Swinton of Syracuse NY, West Davis (Barbara) of Mullins SC, Gale Davis of Hampton VA; Son-In-Law: Ross Gerald; Grandchildren: Carl Richburg Jr, Jeremiah Obrien, Jeremy Richburg, Jimmy Richburg Jr, Brittany Reaves, Sierra Reaves, Josiah Richardson, Kenyadia Rush, Kenitra Owens, Naomi Quail Richburg, Shuntesia Dupree, Dunesia Clark and Gina Fields, as well as a host of great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Our Family extends a warm “THANK YOU” to all her CAREGIVERS at the Mullins Nursing Home, who made it their priority to care for our mom daily! We will forever be grateful to Angela Harps (affectionately called Ann), Wanda Coombs, Shante Curry and Cynthia Williams!!