HIGH SCHOOL CLASS '53
IN MEMORY OF
WILLIAM PERRY DAVIS
William Perry Davis, 68, of 232 Arbor Ridge Dr. (White Oak Estates), Bluefield, died Monday, Feb. 23, 2004.
(Photo: September 12, 2003)
BLUEFIELD - William Perry Davis was born on Sept. 18, 1935. He was the son of the late Paul L. Davis Sr. and Virginia Perry Davis of Bramwell. He was a former resident of Bramwell and Bluefield and had resided in the Green Valley area for over 10 years. He was a graduate of Bramwell High School and Bluefield State College as well as National Business College in Roanoke, Va. He pursued several different occupations during his lifetime including teacher in the Mercer County School system, owner of the Maranatha Christian Bookstore in Princeton, manager of Paging Inc., and he was a former member of the Board and accountant for the Bluefield Union Mission, line position he held at the time of his death. He was widely known for his woodworking projects and was a loving husband, father and grandfather. Perry was a member of the First Christian Church of Bluefield where he had served as both a Deacon and an Elder; he previously taught Sunday school as well as worked with the youth and sang in the choir. He was a veteran having served with the U.S. Army for four years including a tour of duty in Germany.
Mary Sue Chappell Davis - Wife of William Perry Davis
Birth: Nov. 11, 1936 Death: Mar. 8, 2012 — Mary Sue Chappell Davis, of White Oak Estates, Green Valley in Bluefield, WV died Thursday, March 8, 2012, at Bluefield Regional Medical Center. Born Nov. 11, 1936, she was the daughter of the late Sidney Bernard Chappell Sr. and Mabel Bivens Chappell and the granddaughter of A. Ernest and Stella Calfee Bivens and Henry J. Chappell and Mary Alice Bell Chappell. She was preceded in death by her husband of 40 years, William Perry Davis. Mary Sue was a graduate of Beaver High School and attended Bluefield College and National Business College, Roanoke, Va. She was a former employee of Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, One Valley Bank, and Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Princeton, until her retirement. Mary Sue was a member of First Christian Church, Bluefield, W.Va., where she had served in many capacities including Elder.<
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