Margaret Kennette Davis "Margie" GREENVILLE - Margaret "Margie" Kennette Davis died in her home at the Cypress Glen Retirement Community in Greenville, NC, on Wednesday, May 15, 2013. A memorial service will be held at St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, 107 Louis St., Greenville, on Friday, May 24 at 3:00 p.m. The family will receive visitors in the Parish Hall one hour prior to the service. Margie was born September 6, 1919, in Greensboro, NC, to Samuel Boaz Kennett and Lila Kennett Slack. She graduated from Greensboro High School in 1936 and from Woman's College (UNC-G) in 1940 and did graduate work at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In 1941, she married Frank B. Doty, who died in 1943. She was married to William Emerson Davis from 1946 until his death in 1981. During her life Margie lived in many places, including Greensboro, High Point, Charlotte, and Sanford, NC; and, since 2001, at Cypress Glen in Greenville. She was a member of Episcopal churches in High Point, Charlotte and Sanford. She worked for a short time as a junior high school physical education teacher. Margie was an enthusiastic reader, loved the ocean and going out for pizza, and enjoyed playing and watching golf and tennis. She regularly wore a sports cap from the extensive collection displayed on her bedroom wall. Her refrigerator was covered with photographs from many generations of her family. Margie is survived by sons Frank Doty and wife Patti of Tortola, British Virgin Islands, and Gary Davis and wife Meredith Foltz of Greenville, NC; grandchildren Shane Doty and wife Alesa of Kings Mountain, NC, Chris Doty of Charlotte, NC, Stephanie Archer and husband Dan of Leesburg, VA, and Colin Davis, of Washington, DC; and great-grandchildren Jordan Doty and Ryan Doty of Kings Mountain, NC. The family thanks for their guidance and assistance the staff at Cypress Glen; Shannon Burns, Nikki Perry, and Kimberly Lassiter of Community Home Care and Hospice; and Drs. James Powell and Paul Walker. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the public library or
. Online condolences at www.wilkersonfuneralhome.com.
Published in Charlotte Observer on May 19, 2013