Wilma Viola Davis

Wilma Viola Davis, 94, of Pocahontas, Arkansas, passed away on Monday, October 28, 2019. Wilma was born on August 15, 1925, in Peach Orchard, Ark., to Henry and Virgie Bone Gotthardt.

Wilma was a loving wife, mother, daughter, sister, grandmother, greatgrandmother, great-greatgrandmother, aunt, cousin, neighbor, and friend. She was a long-time member of the Stokes Church of Christ.

Wilma is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Irvin Davis; three brothers, Earl, Clyde, and Alvin Gotthardt; and stepfather, Sam Woodworth.

Wilma is survived by two sons, Billy L. (Nonna) Davis of Imboden, and Don (Trish) Davis of Maynard; daughter, Kay (Randol) Inness of Pocahontas; grandchildren, Mark (Cynthia) Davis, of Piggott, Brian (Melissa) Davis, of Lafe, Micah Grant, of Mountain Home, Jennifer (Adam) Salyards, of Maynard, Brit (Brittani) Davis, of Jonesboro, and Kelda (Ethan) Bassham, of Searcy; great-grandchildren, Josie and Conner Salyards, Olivia, Alex, Emily, and Maylin Davis, Alex (Zack) Avery, and Jake Grant; and greatgreat-grandchildren, Hollynn Davis, Elijah, Elliott, and Madilyn Avery.

All services will be held in the chapel of the Fears Family Funeral Home, in Pocahontas, Ark., on Thursday, October 31, 2019. Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Wilma’s funeral service will immediately follow, beginning at 3:00 p.m; Gary Buxton, officiating. Burial will follow in the Washington Cemetery, near Maynard.

Honored to serve as pallbearers are Mark, Brian, and Brit Davis, Adam Salyards, Ethan Bassham, and Jake Grant.

In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests that donations be made to the Washington Cemetery, c/o Integrity Bank, Pocahontas, Arkansas.

The Star Herald


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