Aletha King Davis (1923 - 2018)

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  • "When I read Aletha's name, I thought is that Aletha Davis..."
    - Janet McWhorter

Aletha King Davis, born July 13, 1923, in Knoxville, peacefully passed away on Saturday, Nov. 3, in Greensboro, N.C., at the age of 95.
Born into a Pennsylvania farm family, Aletha was a loving mother and caregiver, as well as an avid bird enthusiast, gardener, camper, music lover and family historian.
While living in Wellsboro, she worked for 20 years in sales at Sears and Roebuck, while raising daughter, Brenda, and son, Gregory.
Aletha was preceded in death by her loving husband, Neil G. Davis, brother Cecil King and sister Gertrude K. Elliott.
She is survived by her two children, Brenda Stevens of Jamestown, N.C., and Gregory Davis of San Tan Valley, Ariz., as well as many members of her extended family, including James Stevens and Marlene Davis, spouses of her children; grandchildren, Trent Stevens, Kelly Childs, Andrew Stevens, Bret Davis, Jennifer Taylor and Jill Davis; and great-grands, Samuel Childs and Cooper Taylor.
A special thank you for the years of loving care at Camden Health and Rehab in Greensboro, N.C.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the United Methodist Church, 36 Main St.,Wellsboro. Arrangements are under the care of Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, Ltd., Wellsboro, with burial held at Tioga County Memorial Gardens, Wellsboro. www.tusseymosher.com
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Wellsboro, PA 16901
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Published in The Wellsboro Gazette from Nov. 8 to Nov. 15, 2018