Annette Peters Davis was born October 13, 1956 in Angie, Louisiana. She was the last of nine children of Woodrow and Minnie Peters. She received Christ at an early age where she attended Wesley Ray Methodist Church in Angie, Louisiana and was baptized. She graduated from Wesley Ray High School in 1974. Three years after graduation, Annette moved to Tulsa, OK. Where she lived with her sister the late Willie Doris Peters Daniels. Shortly thereafter she went to school for Nursing, but later realized her gift from God was to draw blood and obtained her Technical Certification for Phlebotomy. She began her career working full-time at St. John Medical Center. Quickly she realized that wasn’t enough and started working at a part-time job at Hillcrest Medical Center. Since she was extremely blessed with the ability to draw blood, her colleges, nurses and doctors would call upon her when they couldn’t complete blood draws. After leaving the medical field for a short period, she worked at Homeland, and the United States Postal Service. In 1992, she returned to her calling and started working at Broken Arrow Medical Center on the night shift, she integrated the entire medical facility at the time by being the only black medical professional. She maintained here faith in the Lord overcoming numerous nightly obstacles because of her skin color. She believed in the word and leaned on 1 Corinthians 15:58. ” Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye steadfast, unmovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not in vain in the Lord “. She loved working and exercising her gift for phlebotomy which lead to other part-time opportunities over the tenure of her medical career to include (Hillcrest, Southcrest, Warren Clinic, Saint Francis and Saint Francis South Hospital). In addition to working full-time and part-time jobs, she still maintained enough energy for the Lord on Sunday, she was a faithful member of St. John’s Missionary Baptist Church, later uniting with the Saint Andrews Baptist Church joining her sister the late Ruth T. Pressley and Sr. Pastor, Reverend Dr. Bertrand M. Bailey, Sr. She carried out her duties as an ongoing faithful church member who graciously loved to work, fellowship and tithe for the Lord. Annette absolutely loved to cook; she was the go to chef when family came into town. In additional she loved to watch the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Golden State Warriors play. Her favorite players were Kevin Durant and Steph Curry. Annette was blessed with unwavering love for family, friends and coworkers. She loved making others happy; she had a soul for giving and loved encouraging others, which always made her smile. She loved to travel, she was kind, funny, and most importantly gracious, Nette had the ability to light up the room with her one of kind smile, spirit and attire. She adored her two sons, and through the years welcomed another son, Jerome Boyce into the family. The light of her life was her grandbabies there was nothing she wouldn’t do for her grandchildren especially during their birthdays and holidays. She was preceded in death by her parents Woodrow Peters and Minnie Peters; infant siblings, Barbara and Charles Peters; sisters, Doris Peters Daniels and Ruth Pressley; brothers, Oscar Peters; and Ralph Peters. She leaves behind her beloved sons and family to cherish her memory: Chaveze Davis Tulsa, Oklahoma, Sergeant First Class Cartez (Cinnamon) Davis Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania: Jerome Boyce Tulsa, Oklahoma; Siblings Deacon James (Jimmie) Harry, New Orleans, Louisiana; Lady Evangelist Carolyn Jackson, San Francisco, California; 5 grandchildren, Ivory Jade Smith, Chaveze Davis Jr, Calynn Davis, Cartez Davis Jr, Caden Davis and host of nieces, nephews, cousins, dear friends and her St. Andrews Baptist Church family.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, September 7, 2019, 11:00 am, at St. Andrews Baptist Church, 3115 N Garrison Ave, Tulsa, OK 74106.
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- Date & Time: September 07, 2019 (11:00 AM)
- Venue: St. Andrews Baptist Church
- Location: 3115 North Garrison Avenue Tulsa, OK 74106