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Forest City - Emma Lou Harris Davis, 86, of Forest City, died Saturday, March 30, 2013 at Hospice of Rutherford County. Born on April 28, 1926 in McDowell County, she was the daughter of George Roosevelt Harris and Ola Lee Ledford Harris.
Mrs. Davis loved to cook, enjoyed working in her garden and loved to travel. She was a lifetime member of Montford Cove Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert Randolph Davis; daughter, Melissa Davis; and brothers, Clarence A. Harris and James R. Harris.
She is survived by her daughters, Carolyn Parker and her husband, Floyd of Old Fort, Brenda Kayga and her husband, John of Morganton and Debie McGaha and her husband, Joe of Rutherfordton; six grandchildren; seventeen great-grandchildren; and a special niece, Nellene Ledbetter of Sevierville, TN.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at Montford Cove Baptist Church with the Reverend Jerry Campbell officiating. Burial will follow the service at Montford Cove Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Monday evening, April 1, 2013 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Kirksey Funeral Home in Marion.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Rutherford County, 374 Hudlow Rd., Forest City, NC 28043.
Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.kirkseyfhmarion.com
Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Mar. 31, 2013