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Grace Oliver Davis Dees

October 13, 1925 ~ February 12, 2020 (age 94)

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Ruby, SC

          Mrs. Grace Oliver Davis Dees, age 94, entered into rest on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at her home. Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Saturday, February 15, 2020 from the Chapel of Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home by Rev. Charlie Short with burial to follow in the White Oak Presbyterian Church Cemetery. The family will greet friends from 1:00 – 2:00 PM Saturday, prior to the service at the funeral home.


          Mrs. Dees was born October 13, 1925 in Ruby, SC a daughter of the late Duncan Wilford and Lonie Jordan Oliver. She was a retired employee of Ruby Hosiery Mill and a long-time columnist of the Chesterfield Advertiser writing the “White Oak News.” Mrs. Dees was a faithful member of White Oak Presbyterian Church and a member of the Woodmen of the World Lodge # 516. Grace enjoyed gardening, reading, and taking care of her numerous cats and dog.


          In addition to her parents, Mrs. Dees was also preceded in death by her husbands, James Davis and Theodore Dees; sons, Charles Davis and Ricky Dean Davis; daughter, Linda Penman; granddaughter, Holley Davis; and great grandson, Johnathan Gabriel; brothers, Gilbert, Sam, Fred, and Maxie Lee Oliver; sisters, Marie Oliver, Ruth Jones, Lucy Wilkerson, and Sarah Eddins.


          Survivors include her son, Jimmy (Sadie) Davis of Cheraw, SC; daughter, Alta Kay Newberger of Ruby, SC; daughter-in-law, Loretta Davis of Cheraw, SC; sister-in-law, Janie Parks; brother-in-law, E.B. Davis; and multiple generations of grandchildren, nieces and nephews.


          The family would like to thank “their extended family” of Regency SouthernCare Hospice of Chesterfield for the love and care shown to Mrs. Grace and her family.


Memorials may be made to Regency SouthernCare Hospice of Chesterfield, 205 East Main Street, Chesterfield, SC 29709.


Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home ( of Chesterfield, SC is serving the Dees family.

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February 15, 2020

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home
318 E Main Street
Chesterfield, South Carolina 29709

Funeral Service
February 15, 2020

2:00 PM
Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home Chapel
318 East main street
Chesterfield, SC 29709

Committal Following Funeral

White Oak Presbyterian Church Cemetery

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