Areda Davis Bishop
August 2, 1932 ~ November 27, 2007
Resided in: Weaverville, NC
Areda Davis Bishop, 75, of 103 Eller Ford Rd., Weaverville, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, November 27, 2007, following a long illness. A native of Buncombe Co., Mrs. Bishop was a daughter of the late Tony and Lola Penley Davis. Mrs. Bishop is survived by her loving family: her husband of 54 years, Albert F. Bishop; daughters, Connie Smith Hogston, and Donna Davis and husband Steve, both of Asheville; son, Albert F. Bishop, Jr., and wife Lou of Arden; sister, Brenda Shepard, of Debary, FL; brothers, Edward, Robert, and Elbert Davis, all of Asheville, and Billy Davis, of Wilmington, NC; seven grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. Saturday at the Groce Funeral Home chapel on Patton Ave. with the Rev. John Honeycutt officiating. Interment will follow at Green Hills Cemetery. Her family will receive friends from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Western Carolina, 3800 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte, NC 28215.