Tonia R. Davis


Mrs. Tonia R. Davis, 54, of Rosedale, Md., formerly of the Shore, gained her wings on Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020, at Medstar Franklin Square, Baltimore, Md.

Born in Parksley, Tonia was the fourth daughter of Helen and the late Warner L. Edwards. She married the love of her life, her high school sweetheart, Andre D. Davis, on Oct. 17, 1992. They had a courtship that lasted for over 38 years. Tonia was an advocate for the Janet Hall Foundation, an organization that provides support for those affected by breast cancer. She gave her last lecture in October of this year.

Graveside services were held on Friday, Dec. 4, 2020, at the Adams U.M. Cemetery, Parksley, with the Rev. Gregory Duncan Sr. officiating.

Left to cherish her memory is her husband, Andre D. Davis; two sons, Derryck Jr. and Daryn; two grandchildren; mother, Helen Edwards; grandmother, Emma Edwards; two sisters, Victoria Horner and Karen White; three aunts, Ethel Dickerson, Grace Ridley, and Catherine Davis; three uncles, William Ridley, Darrell Davis, and Spencer Burnette; the Great 8 Sisterhood, Conekia, Shenay, Camesha, Felicia, Gwendolyn, Aretha, and Tia; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Arrangements were by the Cooper & Humbles Funeral Co., Accomac.
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