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April 15, 2024

Peggy Joyce Benfield Davis

Peggy Joyce Benfield Davis

Peggy Joyce Benfield Davis, 89, of Taylorsville, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, March 19, 2024, at her residence.

Born in Catawba County on August 4, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Fred William and Grace Glenn Benfield.

She had a love for people and enjoyed doing for others. Family was very important to her. She also had a passion for politics on every level and had attended and served as a delegate in previous political conventions.

Her husband, Carl Wade Davis Sr.; daughter, Peggy Kathleen ‘Kathy” Throneburg George; grandson, Robert William George; sisters, Betty Shook and Elizabeth Setzer; and a brother, James Benfield, preceded her in death.

Her sons, Bradley Davis and wife Lindsay of Conover, and Carl Wade Davis Jr. and wife Martha of Greenville; granddaughter, Carlie Reid Davis of Conover; and grandson, Carson Bradley Davis of Conover, survive Peggy.

The family will receive friends on Friday, April 5, 2024, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at Hickory Funeral Home. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 6, 2024, at 11:00 a.m., in the chapel of Hickory Funeral Home with Pastor Shea Pennington officiating. Burial will follow at Catawba Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Stephens Lutheran School, 2304 Springs Road NE, Hickory, NC 28601; or Shriner’s Hospital for Children, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607.

Arrangements are with Hickory Funeral Home.

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