Myrtie Long Davis

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Myrtie Long Davis, 98, of Wilson, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020.

Funeral will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Wilson Memorial Service. The visitation will be one hour before the funeral. Interment will be in Evergreen Memorial Park.

She is survived by her daughter, Lavonne Davis of Raleigh; son, G. Ray Davis of Wilson; grandchildren, Laura Jones (Steve), Karyn Harwood (Cliff), Phillip Truong and Heather Truong; great-grandchildren, Steven Herron, Ericka Keel, Sydney Jones, Christopher, Chase and Cassitie Truong and Cole Evans; great-great-granddaughter, Hazel Truong; and sister, Virginia L. Winstead of Charlotte.

Mrs. Davis was born in Nash County to the late Avery C. and Clyde Sherrod Long. She was also preceded in death by her husband, George T. Davis Jr; daughter, Brenda Truong; son, Ricky Davis; parents; sisters, Gertrude Cooper, and husband, McLean and Thula Winstead, and husband, Leon; brothers, Pershing, and wife, Thelma Hyde Long and Charles, and wife, Doris Skinner Long.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

Arrangements are by Wilson Memorial Service, 2811 Fieldstream Drive N., Wilson, www.wilsonmemorialservice.com.