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Wilma Davis Cameron

Posted on Wednesday, 19th April 2017 | Madison, Perry

Wilma Davis Cameron

May 10, 1928 – April 15, 2017

Resident of Santa Cruz, California

Wilma Davis Cameron passed away April 15, 2017 at her Santa Cruz, California, home. She was 88. She was born in Monroe County, Tennessee on May 10, 1928 the daughter of Edward S. Davis and Esther Evans Davis. She grew up in south east Tennessee and was a graduate of Maryville College where she met her husband to be, Howard Duncan Cameron.

She served in Christian ministry in the Congo, Kenya and the United States. She was noted for her gracious spirit and gift of hospitality.

She was a member of Twin Lakes Church in Santa Cruz, California, where she was active in Stephen Ministry and a very supportive Bible study group.  She and her husband Howard were past members of the First Presbyterian Church of Perry, Florida.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Rev. Howard Duncan Cameron in 1999 and her brother, Willard Davis in 2003.

She is survived by her brother, Wayne Davis and his wife Dianne of Etowah, TN; her son, Dr. Jonathan Cameron and his wife, Janet of Pasadena, CA; her daughter, Grace Hood and her husband Reverend Dr. W. Douglas Hood of Boynton Beach, FL; and her daughter, Dr. Elisabeth Cameron of Santa Cruz, CA. She is also survived by two grandchildren, Nathanael Hood and Rachael Hood and seven nieces and nephews.

The funeral service and burial will take place at Beaty’s Chapel Baptist Church and Cemetery in Tellico Plains, Tennessee starting at 11:00am on Saturday, May 6th.

In lieu of flowers, contributions are preferred to the American Cancer Society or Mission: Hope (missionhope.org).

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