August 27, 1941 ~ July 3, 2021
Born in: Cherokee, NC
Resided in: Asheville, NC
Velma “Faye” Goforth Davis, 79, passed away on Saturday, July 3, 2021.
A native of Cherokee, NC, Faye was a daughter of the late Arthur and Lena Murphy Goforth. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Wayne Emerson Davis; her brothers, Arthur Goforth, Jr. and Ben Edward Goforth, Sr.; and her sisters, Susan Lucille Moore, Marilyn Goforth Lambert, Mary Catherine Campbell, Hazel Marie Bradley, and Ethel Louise Goforth.
She was a resident in the Sand Hill community of Enka for 67 years and will fondly be remembered as “Faye from Sand Hill Grocery.”
She is survived by her son, Calvin Davis; daughter, Sharon Diana Davis; grandchildren, Tasha Nicole Shelton, Ricky Dwayne Barrett, Ashley Marie Dawson, William Zachary Davis, Mackenzie Lauren Davis, and Baylee Elizabeth Davis; and great-grandson, Michael Darren Barrett.
Mrs. Davis’ family will gather to receive friends at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Ave.