Virginia Lee Carman

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Virginia Lee (Davis) Carman, 92, of Piggott, Ark., passed away March 28, 2016, at the General Baptist Nursing Home in Piggott.

She was born on May 27, 1923, in Piggott, Ark., and was the daughter of the late Robert Celeston "R.C." Tanner and Mary Rosetta (Trout) Tanner.

She was united in marriage to Branson "Speck" Davis, and to this union five children were born. He preceded her in death on Sept. 14, 1956. She was united in marriage to James Dale Carman on Oct. 11, 1980, and he preceded her in death on Sept. 24, 1995. She was also preceded in death by two sons, Elton Davis and Edmund Davis; a daughter-in-law, Diana Davis; two brothers, Roy Tanner and Pat Tanner; one grandson, Robert Allen Boyd and one great-grandchild, Brady Boyd.

Survivors include her three children, Larry Davis and wife Sandra of Paragould, Ark., Carol Featherston and husband James of Paragould, Ark. and Erma Campbell and her daughter, Laiken Boyd of Piggott; a daughter-in-law, Marie Davis of Piggott; her grandchildren, Keith Davis, Dana Davis, Ronda Davis, Neal Davis, Laurie Kovacs, Edmund "Scooter" Davis, Lisa Shaw, Cindy Yager, James Featherston, Jr. and Wesley Boyd; 26 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great grandchildren; three sisters, Mary Bradford of Rector, Lois Bradford of Rector, and Donna Haywood of Piggott and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 31, in the Hoggard and Sons Chapel with Jack Cole officiating. Burial is in Piggott Cemetery in Piggott. Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home of Piggott is in charge of the arrangements. Visitation will be held beginning at 1 p.m. Thursday, and will continue until service time at the funeral home.