Caroline Ward Davis

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Asheville - Caroline Ward Davis, 80, of 445 Crowfields Drive, died Monday, August 28, 2000.

A native of Waynesville, she was a daughter of the late George Hahn Ward and Carrie Sue Adams Ward.

Mrs. Davis was a former member of the Junior League of Asheville, a member of the Forest Garden Club, the Biltmore Forest Country Club and Calvary Episcopal Church. She had attended St. Mary’s College in Raleigh.

Mrs. Davis is survived by her husband, John Neely Davis; one son, Charles A. Davis of Savannah, GA; two grandchildren, Jonathan and Jordan Davis of Savannah and two nephews, George Ward Hendon and William M. Hendon, both of Asheville.

Funeral services will be held at 2 pm Wednesday in Calvary Episcopal Church with the Rev. Victor C. Mansfield officiating, assisted by Rev. David Sailer. Interment will follow in the churchyard.

The family will greet friends following the service in the Old Well Hall.

Memorials may be made to Calvary Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 187, Fletcher, NC 28732 or to Mountain Area Hospice, P.O. Box 16, Asheville, NC 28802.

Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian is in charge of arrangements and friends may register online at

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  1. It was with sorrow that I learned of the passing of Caroline Davis. Having met with her for business purposes on several occasions in the past and knowing her for years, I was personally saddened. My deepest sympathies to John Neely and the entire family.

    Charlie Nesbitt

  2. John,

    Beulah, Ida and I send our love and prayers. Caroline fought a good fight and we will miss her.

    Love, Mary Cary

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