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Daphney I. Davis Dies at 94

Daphney I. Davis

Daphney I. Davis of Estate Whim died on May 23. She was 94 years old.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Alma Doward; father, Ludwig Doward; sister, Eglantine Weekes; brothers: Augustin Doward and Clement “Bobby” Doward; niece, JoAnn Weeks; and nephew, Gene H. Weeks.

Her daughters survive her: Deborah Gibbs-Gulledge, Bernice Davis-Prince and DeSilva R. Davis; son, Kevin A. Davis; grandchildren: Hydeia Wright, Kenijah Davis, Ausaru Davis, Jaylon Williams and DeAshley Williams; great-grandchildren: Vaughnel Blake and Josiah Blake; sister, Anastasia Doward; and brothers: Gerard Doward and Vincent Doward.

She is also survived by nieces: Joan Weeks, Joyce Webster, Lisa Doward, Maria Christina Feldtfos Doward, Nanette Doward, Patrisha Doward-Jones, Bolivia Doward, VernaMae Doward, Cynthia Doward, Bernice Francis  and Rena Francis-Hendrickson; nephews: Clement “Boopy” Doward, Vincent “Tito” Doward, Damian Doward, David Doward, Dwayne Doward, Ricardo “Pando” Doward, Ludvig “Theo” Armstrong, Raymond “Stuff” Armstrong, James E. Weeks, Alexis Doward, Shawn “Deli” Francis and Divinci Francis;

Other survivors include stepson, Lloyd Davis; daughter-in-law, Kimberly Davis; sons-in-law, Gregory Gulledge Sr. and Joseph G. Prince; special friends: Ada Golden, Perline Begraff, Phyllis Spalding Sr. Florine Bailey ICM, Curtis and Magnolia Williams, Claudia and Harold Brown and family, Jeanne Garcia and family, Inez Wc and other relatives: the McIntosh family, John Isaac and family, Petrus, Panky and Gittens family, Mason family, Bernadette and Alphonso and  Hansen family; as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.

There will be a viewing at 9:30 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, June 18, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church. Interment will be at Frederiksted Cemetery.

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