Mrs. Anita Karon Davis Woody was born March 9th, 1947 in Gastonia, North Carolina. She departed this life Wednesday, November 11th, 2020 at home with her loving husband and family by her side.
She was the daughter of the late Ernest Davis and Ruth Hopkins Davis. She was a graduate of Lincoln High School, Class of 1965 and Evan Business College, where she graduated with an Associate Degree in Business. For over 30 years, Anita worked at Gaston County Schools before retirement. She was former member of Mt. Hebron Baptist Church where she was an active participant in many activities before joining Liberty Hill AME Zion after marriage. At Liberty Hill, she was a faithful deaconess, stewardess board member, Voices of Praise choir member, Booster club member, Ministry of Kindness steward, kitchen and budgeting committee member. Her passion for helping others led her to working in the community at God’s Kitchen in Clover, SC and Lucille Tatum Women Home Extension Club in Gastonia, NC.
Those left to cherish her memories and love are: husband of 47 years: Mr. Fredrick Woody; sons: Freddie Carter of Charlotte, NC, Vincent Morris Woody of Mt. Holly, NC, Mark Davis Woody of Stafford, Virginia; sisters, Frances D. Hill (Richard) of Stanley, NC; Ellen D. Choates (Neil) of Clover, SC; brothers: Ernest Willie Davis, Sr. (Barbara) of Gastonia, NC, James Ervin Davis (Rev. Martha) of Gastonia, NC; special friend: Delores Steen (Foster) of Gastonia, NC., sister-in-law: Dianne Thomas Gillard of Gastonia, NC, three grandchildren, two great granddaughters and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Walk thru viewing on Sunday; November 15, 2020 at the funeral home from 2 until 5
Graveside service on Monday; November 16, 2020 at Gaston Memorial Park in Gastonia beginning at 2:00 p.m.
Masks required at all services and graveside will be live on Gregory Funeral Service Facebook page beginning at 2:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers: memorials may be made to Liberty Hill AME Zion Church building fund-5387 W. Liberty Hill Road, Lake Wylie, SC 29710 or God's Kitchen-708 Old North Main Street, Clover, SC 29710
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