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Carley J. Davis

Carley J. Davis, 89, of Smyrna, Del., formerly of Luzerne, died Wednesday morning, July 3, 2013.

She was born in Wilkes-Barre, a daughter of the late Russell and Argenta Linskill Davis. She graduated from Luzerne High School in 1942 and attended the Wyoming Seminary Dean School of Business.

Miss Davis was a member of Luzerne United Methodist Church, and a former member of the United Methodist Women's Society.

She was last employed by the Department of Health Education and Welfare, Social Security Administration in Wilkes-Barre, before retiring in 1981. She was also employed by the Department of Commerce in Washington, D.C., and the Selective Service System in Kingston.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a twin sister, Clara Jean, and a brother, Russell.

She is survived by sisters, Emma Lou Atherholt and her husband, Earl, Wallingford, Conn.; Argenta Krasavage and her husband, Martin, Smyrna, Del., with whom she resided; several nieces and nephews, Carlie Wolff, Beth Atherholt, Gary Atherholt, Kim McDonald, Martin Krasavage Jr., Paul and Phillip Davis; and several great-nieces and great-nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Luzerne United Methodist Church, Bennett Street, Luzerne, with the Rev. Carol Coleman officiating.

Friends may call from 10 a.m. until time of service Tuesday.

A private family interment will be held at the Lehman Center Cemetery, Lehman Township.

Arrangements are by the William A. Reese Funeral Chapel, Rear 56 Gaylord Ave., Plymouth.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the Luzerne United Methodist Church, 440 Bennett St., Luzerne, PA 18709.

Funeral Home

William A Reese Funeral Chapel
56 Gaylord Ave Plymouth, PA 18651
(570) 779-9614

Published in Citizens' Voice from July 4 to July 7, 2013
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