January 22, 2014

CHERAW, S.C. — Dorothy Olivia Davis, 85, died Monday, Jan. 13, 2014.

Born in Bennettsville, S.C., she was a daughter of the late Julius Alexander and Gertrude Elizabeth Jackson Graham. She was the widow of Francis Davis.

She was a member of the Cheraw Church of God. She was a loving mother and grandmother. She will be missed by her canine friend Chloe.

Surviving are a son, Thomas C. (Linda) Davis of Wilmington, N.C.; a brother, Ronnie Graham of St. Petersburg, Fla.; a sister, Mary Flanagan of Florence; grandchildren, Wendy (John) Roberts, Kevin (Rita) Whitman, Stephine (Brad) Robbins and Robyn Davis; great-grandchildren, Daniel Whitman, Jordan Whitman, Savannah Whitman and Reiss Robbins; and an honorary grandchild Amber Parnell.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband listed above and a daughter, Sandra Davis.

The family will received friends from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Jan. 16 at Cheraw Church of God.

A funeral service was held at 2 p.m. on Jan. 16 at the Cheraw Church of God. Burial was in Chatham Hill Memorial Gardens.

Memorials to: McLeod Hospice House, c/o McLeod Health Foundation, PO Box 100551, 800 East Cheves St., Suite 150, Florence, SC 29502-0551.

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