Clara Davis Painter

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Clara Davis Painter, 82, formerly of 130 Louisiana Ave., Asheville, died Monday, January, 8, 2001 in a local nursing facility. A native of Buncombe County, she was a daughter of the late Everett Davis and Myrtle Dickerson Davis Webb. She was preceded in death by her husbands Carl Conley in 1946 and Jack Painter in 1980. She was also preceded in death by a grandson, David Conley in 1999. She is survived by her daughters, Wanda Ramsey of Hendersonville, Carlene Lunsford of Tampa, FL; sons, Ronald Conley of Asheville, Robert (Bob) Conley of Candler, Russell Conley of Asheville; nine grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Graveside services will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday at Green Hills Cemetery. Reverend Donald N. Welborn will officiate. Her family will receive friends 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday at Groce Funeral Home, Patton Avenue.

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  1. Carlene,I am so sorry on Clara’s passing. I wish I could be there but just know that I am thinking about you and your family.

  2. Mrs. Painter will be sadly missed by a lot of people, she was a very sweet lady. My prayers are with her family. Love always Mrs. Shirley Johnson

  3. What a treasure Clara was and how privileged we feel to have known her. My mom will really miss her! As will we all. You will be in our hearts and prayers.

  4. Wanda, Bobbi, & Ronnie, I wish there was something I could say to lesson the pain you are going through right now,I have been there and know what you are going through If I can do anything plaese let me know.Love to all of you.

  5. Russ, we are so sorry to hear about your Mother. We remember how close you were to her. We want you to know we are praying for you and your family. If we can help in any way, please call on us.

  6. Wanda sorry to hear about your mother, I just want you to know that I was thinking about you, and your family.

  7. Dear Carlene, Wanda and Family,
    We are sorry to hear of Clara’s passing.
    Please know that you are in our thoughts
    and prayers.
    Love, Pat and Gerry Hagarty

  8. Dear Lisa and Family, We are sorry to hear of your Grandmother’s passing. We will always have fond memories of growing up in West Asheville and the special love and care of our Grandmothers. We are blessed. Our hearts and prayers are with you and your family.

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