She was born in Transylvania County, August 18, 1918, the daughter of the late Marcus Leonard and Charlotte Lydia Keener Talley. Mrs. Davis was first married to Theodore Crunkleton who died in 1976, and second to Charles Holt Davis for 15 years. She was a homemaker and a member of Newman Chapel Baptist Church. She was a loving wife and friend and enjoyed feeding and watching birds.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by three sisters, Eva Marshall of Mt. Kisco, NY, Berta Lee Durci of Mtn. Home, AK and Beatrice Ruhl of New Bern, NC; two brothers, Charles Talley of State Rd., NC and Clifford Talley of Highlands, NC; loving niece and caregiver, Sherry Reese of Franklin, NC and nineteen additional nieces and nephews; three step daughters, Mary Owens of Greenville, SC, Nan Strickland of Pell City, AL and Jackie Reinheimer of Charleston, SC.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister, Martha Reese and two brothers, Gordon and Lewis Talley.
Funeral service was held at 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 18, at Newman Chapel Baptist Church with Rev. Roy Lindsay and Rev. Alton Dendy officiating. Burial was in Highlands Memorial Park. The family received friends one hour prior to the service at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice.
Online condolences may be made at www.bryantgrantfuneralhome.com. Bryant-Grant Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.