Picture of Karen Y. Davis standing in front of her family's funeral home, in a newspaper article.
Karen Y. Davis (1958- ) is a licensed embalmer and funeral director for the Davis Funeral Home. Her father, French I. Davis started the mortuary in 1944 on N. 6th Street. When he passed away in 1980 Ms. Davis returned from college to help run the family buisness. The business expanded and moved to 5th Ave, and has been in operation for over 64 years.
1983 May 15
Funeral homes; Embalming
Bill Reaves African American Family Files, Series II, "Davis Family" File
Donated to the New Hanover County Public Library by Bill Reaves in 1999