Vernice Davis Holden


Mrs. Vernice C. Davis Holden, of Nelsonia, departed this life peacefully Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021, at her residence.

Born in Mappsville, Vernice was the beloved daughter of the late Lawrence “Bud” Davis and the late Margaret B. Davis. She attended the public schools of Accomack County. Vernice was a faithful member of Metompkin Baptist Church, where she served on the usher board until her illness prevented her from serving in that capacity.

Private funeral services were held Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021, at Cooper & Humbles Funeral Co., Accomac, with the Rev. Ricardo Poulson Sr. officiating. Interment was in the Wharton Cemetery, Parksley.

Vernice is survived by her husband, Herbert Holden Sr., of 18 years;  two sons, Aaron “Flu” Davis and Bryant Planter; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two brothers, Robert Davis and Vincent Davis; two sisters, LaVerne Haynes and Jacqueline Davis; her dearest friends, Levolia Fletcher, Avon Garrison, and Shirley Morton; and a host of other relatives and friends.

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