Viola Davis was born in Clarence, LA to Zeke Virice and Mose Lee Washington, on May 6, 1930.
She had one daughter Dorothy J. Virice, then she married Jefferson Gray, Sr. and to that union 4 children were born, and later she moved to Little Rock, Arkansas.
She started to work at UAMS and met and later married Rufus Davis, Sr. and 4 children were born this union.
Proceeding her in death are Rufus Davis, Sr. Mose Lee Day, Rufus Davis, Jr., M.J and Eric Gray.
She leaves to cherish her memory Dorothy J. Tanner of California, Jefferson Gray, Jr. of Baton Rouge, Lois Parrish, Joe Gray, Mack Gray, Debrah (Lawrence) Davis Matlock, Eleanor A. Davis, Lisa Ann Davis all of Little Rock, Arkansas, 21 grandchildren, 48 great grandchildren, 5 great great grand and a host of nieces, nephews' family and friends.