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Emma Irene Davis

September 29, 1929 — November 12, 2023

Siler City


Emma Irene Davis, 94, of Siler City, NC, passed away on Sunday, November 12, 2023, at Sanford Health Rehabilitation.

Irene was born September 29, 1929, to Luther Daniel Soles and Marjorie Ella Gause in Marlboro County, SC. Irene worked in the medical field as a CNA. She loved to knit and make quilts. She loved her plants and enjoyed inspirational TV. Her biggest joy was her family that she loved dearly.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Luther and Marjorie Soles, her son Lloyd Dean Clark, and one sister, Alberta Hawkins. Irene is survived by one son, James Willard Clark (Sue) of Robins, SC; three daughters, Linda Louise Bridgers of Cortez, Colorado, Ann C. Radcliffe (Bill) of Siler City, and Wanda Mozelle Smith of Asheboro. She is survived by six grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Irene is also survived by numerous great, great grandchildren. She is survived by one nephew, Phillip Hawkins of Asheville.

The visitation will be held Thursday, November 16, 2023, from 1 to 2 PM at Smith & Buckner Funeral Home Chapel. A service starting at 2 PM at Smith & Buckner Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverend Bill Browder officiating with burial following at Mt. Vernon Springs Presbyterian Church.

In lieu of flowers, the family would like all donations to go to either Liberty Hospice or the Susan B. Coleman for the Cure Cancer research in Irene’s name.

Smith & Buckner will be serving the Davis family.

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