Wilmarose Davis (IRMO, S.C.)

IRMO, S.C. - Wilmarose Nicholas Davis, 76, died Friday, June 13, 2008. Funeral service will be Tuesday at 5 p.m. at The Episcopal Church of St. Simon & St. Jude. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation and celebration with the family will be Monday 5-8 p.m. at the church. Memorials may be made to the Preparing For The Future Capital Campaign, The Episcopal Church of St. Simon and St. Jude, 1110 Kinley Road, Irmo, SC 29063. Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel, is assisting the family. Born in Marietta, Ga. on November 23, 1931, Mrs. Davis was the daughter of the late John Coleman Nicholson and Martha Elizabeth Nicholson. A graduate of Georgia State College for Women and a high school teacher, she was the first International Farm Youth Exchange student from Georgia in 1950. She was an influential leader of 4-H in Georgia, home demonstration agent for Green County, Georgia, director of the auxiliary units for the Greensboro,GA Tiger Band, and the Jesup,GA high school band, business administrator and food service director for camps and conference centers for the Episcopal Dioceses of Georgia and Atlanta. She owned and operated the Bridal Suite in Toccoa, Georgia and was a bridal and wedding consultant for many years. Most recently she had worked as the Secretary to Convention for the Episcopal Diocese of Upper South Carolina. She was a member of The Episcopal Church of St. Simon and St. Jude. Mrs. Davis was a loving devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and a warm loyal friend to many. Surviving are her husband of fifty-five years, The Rev. Charles M. Davis; son, The Rev. Canon Charles M. Davis, Jr. and his wife, Alicia P. Davis; daughter, Christiann D. Broughton and her husband, Richard W. Broughton; grandchildren, Benjamin R. M. Broughton and his wife, Kathleen C. Broughton, Erinn E. Phillips and her husband, Chadford L. Phillips, Sara C. Davis and R. Coleman Davis; great-grandchildren, Caroline E. Phillips, Colin D. Phillips and Lillian G. Broughton; and sister, Wylene Hudson Summey. Please sign online guest book at www.dunbarfunerals.com Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle-June 15, 2008