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Graveside services for Mrs. Caldonia Dyson Davis, 97, will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, at Beaties Memorial Gardens, Charlotte, N.C., with burial to follow.

Mrs. Davis died Monday, Jan. 27, 2014. Born in Madison, N.C., she was the daughter of the late Lucious and Cora Lowe Dyson.

She was a graduate of Winston-Salem Teachers College. She earned a master's degree and completed further study toward her doctoral degree from New York University. She was employed in the public schools of Petersburg, Va., and Charlotte, N.C. She taught at Johnson C. Smith and retired from Norfolk State University. Education was her life and she taught for over 60 years.

Surviving are her children, Susan D. (James) Boyd of Columbia, S.C., and Dr. Hayward H. Davis (Debra) of Suffolk, Va.; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

The family request that condolences and memorials be made on their web page
Published in The Progress-Index on Jan. 30, 2014
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