July 8th , 2013 7:56 am Leave a comment

Katherine E. Davis


Katherine Elizabeth Rains Davis, age 102, Connelly Springs, N.C., passed away Thursday, July 4, 2013, at the residence of her daughter.
A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Kelly and Lizzie Markland Rains.
She lived in North Carolina for more than 25 years and was of the Baptist faith.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Claude Davis, on November 28, 1975; by two daughters, Marie Davis and Ruby DeVaughn; and by five brothers and two sisters.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Linda Fay and Michael Carden, Connelly Springs, N.C.; two sons and daughters-in-law, Kenneth Ray and Kimberly Davis, Roan Mountain and Raymond Eugene and Wanda Davis, Kannapolis, N.C.; 12 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, July 8, 2013, in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Jerry Davis and Mr. Ronnie Crump officiating.
Interment will follow in the Keenburg Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be Kenny Davis, Jonathan Davis, J.R. Carden, Jose O’Jeda, Austin Carden and Dalton Pearson. Honorary pallbearer will be Tim Pearson.
The family will receive friends from noon Monday until the service hour.
Friends may also call at the residence of a son and daughter-in-law, Ray and Kim Davis, 173 Buck Creek Road, Roan Mountain. Condolences may be emailed to mfc@chartertn.net.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.



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