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Alice Wilma Davis McEntire


Last updated 2/3/2021 at 4:51pm

Alice Wilma Davis McEntire, 92, passed away Jan. 29, 2021, at her home in Brevard, with her husband of 69 years, Bill, at her side.

Born in Spartanburg, S.C., on Jan. 16, 1929, she was the youngest of five children born to Marion Buford Davis and Sarah Moore Davis. Her siblings, Louise Jarrett, Nellie Davis, and Frank Davis preceded her in death. Her sister, Mary Ellen Davis, passed away Feb. 1, 2021, in Brevard.

A tragedy occurred early in the family’s life when her father, a railway employee, was murdered by a fellow worker. At the onset of The Great Depression, her mother, now widowe...

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