Faith Catherine Davis

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Faith Catherine Keller Davis, 85, of 401 Asbury Road, Candler, died Monday, February 9, 2009, at St. Joseph Campus, Mission Hospital. Mrs. Davis was a daughter of the late Frank and Lillian Wolfanger Keller. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Joanie Birmingham. She had formerly worked at Brody's Stork Nest and in the cafeteria of Vance Elementary School. She was a member of West Asheville Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Howard T. Davis; one daughter, Laurie Henson and husband, Russ, of Flat Rock, and two grandchildren, Eric Henson, of Laurel, MD and Clint Henson, of Hendersonville; and brothers-in-law, Henry A. Davis, of Hendersonville, and Mr. and Mrs. Gene T. Davis, of Venton, VA. The funeral will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home with the Rev. Cecil Hopps officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Her family will receive friends from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

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  1. Howard and Laurie and rest of family
    I will always have memories of Mrs Davis growing up their on Asbury Rd and will always remembering playing board games with her and talking about life in general she will be missed very much. May God bless you and keep you during this time in your life. Faith is now in heaven where god said to her job well done my faithful servant

  2. Lori our thoughts and prayers are with you, the boys, and Russ. Our thoughts continue with your father and his friend that is gone. Strength of family is the source of all our tomorrows, God bless you all.

  3. Dear Laurie, Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you, your dad, Russ, Eric and Clint. Much love, Betsy

  4. Howard,
    My condolences to you and your family. The road should’ve been ‘Faithfield Dr.’ I will always remember Faith as the sweet lady at the top of the street that didn’t mind if I rode my bicycle or walked through her yard. She actually wanted me to do that so the crazy drivers wouldn’t run over me! I loved her….such a sweet sweet lady. She will truely be missed. Thinking of you.

  5. Howard, I remember Faith all the way back when we rode the old P & L Bus. She to work and me to high school. Then I remember her as a wonderful friend to Anna Treadway. She always had a smile and kind word for everybody. May God be with you. Gerry & Frieda Smith

  6. We’re so sorry to hear of your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. May God give you strength, peace, and comfort now and in the days ahead.

  7. We met Faith @ Aston Park on the 100 hall. She and my mother ate together everyday. What a joy she was, never complaining. We are so thankful that our paths crossed and we were able to meet this sweet lady.
    Daughter of Gladys Sharp

  8. Laurie, I am so sorry to hear about your Mother. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you. May God give you peace and comfort in knowing that she is in a wonderful place now, and that one day you will be reunited with her once again.

  9. Dear Howard and Laurie,

    I was so sad to learn of your loss. Mrs. Davis was a joy to know as I was growing up and it was a delight to become reacquainted when I moved back to Candler.

  10. Visiting Faith and Howard was always fun! She always had the best cake and as a kid I thought it was awesome that she worked in a toy store. Howard, Laurie and family my thoughts are with you.

  11. Dear Laurie,
    Sorry to hear about your mom.
    She was a wonderful person.
    And everyone will miss her dearly.
    Our family sends our prayers to
    you and your family and know that the Lord will help you through this time.
    Jemima Echerd, Ray Echerd, Jan Echerd Bailey & Ernie Bailey

  12. Laurie, I’m so sorry to hear about your loss. I remember your mother when you were in school. And I used to always see her out and about, I tried to speak or wave to her every time. God’s love to you and all your family. Ed Hoglen

  13. Laurie,
    We were sorry to hear about your Mother.You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers…
    Karen,Robin,Eunice,Patti, Barbara and Rose
    Upward Elementary

  14. I will miss Faith and her sense of humor. We offer you prayer and strength for your loss. May God bless your family at this time of loss.

  15. I was with Faith at Aston Park. She became a very good friend during our stay together. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time

  16. I am so sorry to hear about Mrs. Davis death. I used to work at wachovia bank and took care of Mrs. Davis. We used to talk about my little one all the time. She was a great woman. My prayers are with you all in this time of need.

  17. Oh what a WONDERFUL lady! I will miss Faith…I have so many fond memories of her while growing up on Fairfield Drive. She was always so kind and cheerful…and I LOVED talking politics with her! My heartfelt condolences go out to Howard and the rest of the family. May God give you the strength and peace that only He can…you will be in my thoughts and prayers. God has a bright new angel!

  18. Our thoughts, and prayers are with you Howard, and your family. We will surely miss Faith at the Pharmacy. God bless.
    Kmart Pharmacy

  19. Laurie and Mr.Howard, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I have lots of good memories of Mrs. Faith. She was a lovely lady. Deana

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