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Mildred Davis

September 25, 1928 - October 11, 2019

Mildred Marie Davis, 91, of Hendersonville died at the Laurels on Friday, October 11, 2019.

She was born in Waynesville, NC, on September 25, 1928 to the late Arlie and Nonabell Gonce. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Sam Davis; sister, Jean Bellamey; brothers, Vance, Ray and Elmer Gonce.

She moved to Kingsport Tennessee in 1945 where she met her husband Sam.  They moved to Rocklege, Fla in 1956.  Mildred retired from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida after working there for 34 years and moved to the Mills River area in 1990.  She was a member of First Baptist Church of Hendersonville.

Those left to cherish her memory are her daughter, LaDonna Hope Davis; grandson, Jeremy Hill and his wife, Carolyn, and their children, Ben, Emma and Ava Hill, all of Florida; sister, Betty Anne Joyner Thomas and her husband, Scott of Tennessee; brothers, Harvey (Lou), Edward, Charles and Wayne Gonce, all of North Carolina; nephew, Denver Joyner and his wife, Stella and their son, Chris, all\f Tennessee; numerous other nieces and nephews and friend and caregiver, Rob Heffner.

Services will be planned at a later date.

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