Gayle Patrice Davis Wimbley was born February 10, 1956 in Perry, Georgia to the late E.B. and Odessa Davis. She was the 6th of 8 children. She attended the schools of Hillsborough County. Before moving to Tampa she attended Morning Star M.B. Church in Princeton, Florida, under the leadership of the late Rev. W.H. Faison. Gayle was employed with the Casper’s Corp., McDonalds in Tampa, Florida. She gave birth to her pride and joy one daughter, Shonte Davis. On Thursday, May 28, 2020 the Lord walked through his beautiful garden, which he planted and plucked his rose name, Gayle. She was preceded in death by her parents; and siblings, Arthur J. Davis, Phyllis Davis Singleton, Eddie Lee Davis, Yolanda Davis, Lizzie Mae Judge, Melvene Palmer-Robinson and a very dear god-sister, Helen West; and a life-long companion, Russell N. Simpson. She leaves to cherish and embrace her loving memories of her precious jewel, Shonte Davis; estranged spouse Vernon Wimbley; 2 dedicated grandchildren, Jamarcus (Rickyael) and Zania; brother, Eugene Davis (Terry); special niece, Vickie Thompkins; 2 very supportive nieces, Pebbles Smith and Aretha Collins; and a host of other loving nieces, nephews, and other family members; special friends, Betty, Christine, Dorothy and Julia.
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