Evelyn Butler Davis, age 90, of Ellenboro, passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2018.
Born November 2, 1927 in Rutherford County, she was a daughter to the late Willie P. Butler and Reba Doty Butler. Evelyn worked in the textile industry for forty years and then established a second career as she worked for Wal-Mart for twenty years. She was a faithful member of Drury Dobbins Baptist Church. Evelyn loved her family, friends, animals and nature. She was loved and respected by all and will be remembered as a gentle and kind person who only saw the goodness in people.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Davis.
Those left to cherish her memory include her son, Reginald "Reggie" Davis of Ellenboro; one sister, Rebecca "Becky" Summers and husband, Bill of Rock Hill; two nephews, Clint Summers and Christopher Summers both of Rock Hill and a great-nephew, Noah Summers. She is also survived by dear friends, Kim Lewis of Ellenboro and Doris Dayberry of Casar and numerous special and close friends.
The funeral service was conducted at Drury Dobbins Baptist Church. Rev Chris Hensley officiated. Interment followed in the church cemetery.
Memorial donations are respectfully requested to Drury Dobbins Baptist Church, 3603 Dobbins Church Road, Ellenboro, NC 28040 or Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, P.O. Box 336, Forest City, NC 28043.
Harrelson Funeral and Cremation Services has been entrusted with arrangements.