Vera Davis

Honea Path – Vera Odell Kirby Davis, 92, widow of Richard Ervin Davis, of 244 Kirby Road, died Sunday, August 11, 2019 at Laurens County Memorial Hospital.


Born in Greenville County, she was daughter of the late Claude and Eula Ridgeway Kirby. She was a member of Columbia Baptist Church and retired from MARC.

Surviving are: two sons, Pete (Rena) Davis of Pelzer and Mike Davis of Honea Path: her daughter, Janet (Bill) McCoy of Honea Path; two brothers, Bill Kirby of Simpsonville and Glenn (Kathy) Kirby of Piedmont; a brother-in-law, Edward Medlock of Simpsonville; three sisters, Dot (James) Strawhorn and Hazel Thompson, both of Honea Path, and Zelpha Garrett of Williamston; five grandchildren, Michael Davis, Daniel Davis, Caleb McCoy, Joshua McCoy, and Jared McCoy; and two great-grandchildren, Zach Mercer and Weston Davis.

Mrs. Davis is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two brothers, Alford Kirby, and Wilton Kirby, and a sister, Margaret Medlock.

Funeral services will be held at 3 P.M. Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at Columbia Baptist Church with Rev. Travis Brooks officiating. Burial will follow in Greenville Memorial Gardens.

The family is at the home of her daughter Janet, 246 Kirby Road, Honea Path, and will receive friends from 6-8 P.M. Tuesday evening at Pruitt Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, the family request memorials be made to the Columbia Baptist Church Building Fund, 11321 Augusta Road, Honea Path, SC 29654. Online condolences may be made to the family at

Service Details

  • Date: Wednesday, August 14, 2019
  • Time: 3 P.M.
  • Place: Columbia Baptist Church
  • Cemetery: Greenville Memorial Gardens
  • Visitation: 6-8 P.M. Tuesday evening at Pruitt Funeral Home
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