Roselyn Davis

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Roselyn Trexler Davis

Arden - Roselyn Trexler Davis, 87, formerly of Sycamore Drive, Arden and Lake Pointe Landing in Hendersonville, passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014 at Four Seasons Elizabeth House in Flat Rock.

A lifelong resident of Buncombe County, she was the daughter of the late Adam Lewis and Bessie McFee Trexler. Mrs. Davis was retired from Bausch & Lomb. She graduated from Biltmore School and Cecil's Business College and was a member of Arden First Baptist Church.

Mrs. Davis was a passionate gardener and also was an accomplished seamstress, making many beautiful garments for her daughters and relatives.

Mrs. Davis was the wife of the late Graham Lewis Davis, her husband for 59 years, who passed away in 2002. She was the youngest of twelve children and was preceded in death by four sisters and six brothers.

Surviving are two daughters, Judy Davis Huntley of Taylors, SC and Jennifer Davis Self of Tryon, NC; a brother, Jack W. Trexler of Candler; four grandchildren, Todd Johnson of Fletcher, Toby Johnson of Rock Hill, SC, Courtney Snyder of Oxford, Mississippi and Cameron Self of Houston, Texas; and four great grandchildren, Davis Johnson of Clermont, FL, Tyler Johnson of Rock Hill, SC, Ella Snyder and Lily Snyder of Oxford, MS.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm Wednesday in the chapel of Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian with the Reverend Stephen Summers officiating. Burial will follow in Green Hills Cemetery. Her family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Elizabeth House or to the .

The memorial register is available at


Funeral Home
Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian
1401 Patton Avenue Asheville, NC 28806
(828) 252-3535
Funeral Home Details
Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on July 22, 2014
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