January 30, 1956 - August 8, 2021
Vickie Marie Purifoy transitioned from this life to the next on Sunday, August 8, 2021 at 65 years old. The second eldest in a family of six siblings; Vickie was born to Claretha and Thomas C. Smith on January 30, 1956, in Oakland, California. Vickie graduated from Fremont High School and attended college before marrying Humphrey Davis and becoming a mother to her three children: Desmond, Rachel and Latasha. Vickie worked in different roles in Corporate America over the years in companies such as Bank of America, Price Waterhouse Coopers, Coca-Cola and completing her career as Vice President of Marketing with SecureTech 360 in Manassas, VA. Vickie had a sense of pride in the work that she did and her ability to provide for her family. Although a mother to only three birth children, Vickie was like a second mother to all. Vickie was a faith filled, God fearing woman. Accepting Christ into her life September 27, 1987, at Center of Hope Church in Oakland, CA. A loving Mother, Granny, Sister, Auntie and true friend to so many. A heart made of pure gold, full of love, gratitude and grace. Vickie had a smile that lit up rooms, an infectious laugh, an open heart and ear for anyone who needed it. Vickie was introspective, self aware and had wisdom to share with anyone who desired to receive it. Giving, gracious and always a good time. Truly the life of the party. Preceded in death by her mother Claretha Smith and father Charles C. Smith. Vickie leaves to cherish her memories and uphold her legacy; her children; son Desmond Davis and his wife Vanisha, daughter Rachel Burris and her husband Johnathan, daughter Latasha Johnson and her fiancée Latroy Gates. Her precious grandchildren; Ayanna, Kamaria, Joseph, Amarion, Josiah, Bailey, and Brooklyn. Loving siblings Gloria Larkin, Patricia Thompson, Beverly Foy, Kathy Smith, Thomas Smith and Sharon Mitchell. Best friend and sister Laverne Perkins. Along with a large loving family of nieces, nephews. A service to celebrate her life and legacy will be held on Saturday August 21st at 1PM at Pierce Funeral Home, 9609 Center St, Manassas, VA 20110. To honor her bright spirit and the love of her African Culture, we are asking guests to wear or incorporate African print/Ankara in your attire.
Vickie Marie Purifoy transitioned from this life to the next on Sunday, August 8, 2021 at 65 years old. The second eldest in a family of six siblings; Vickie was born to Claretha and Thomas C. Smith on January 30, 1956, in Oakland, California.... View Obituary & Service Information
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