Carolyn was born in Portland to parents Leland and Roselyn (Walsh) Carter. They traveled as a family as Leland was in the Army. She graduated from high school in Illinois.
Carolyn accepted Christ over 45 years ago and was a driving force for both her sister and brother to accept Christ, she would tell everyone about the Lord.!!
In 1971 she married Bob Davis together they served the Lord, by working at a church in their bus ministry in Oklahoma., Carolyn also taught Sunday School to 1st graders. In 1978, Carolyn had her son Benjamin (Ben).
Later in life she began working as a nanny in the Portland Metro area she worked for the same family the Taylors for many years.
Carolyn was very artistic, enjoying drawing and painting. She loved California Especially San Diego and Sacramento. Carolyn loved going to the beach even lived in Newport Oregon for a couple years. Carolyn loved music and would find parks or restaurants to go and listen to all kinds of music.
She was so Delighted when (her son and daughter in law) Ben and Vi started to have children, she now was a grandmother and loved that so very much.
She was preceded in death by her parents and brother; Daniel.
Survivors include her son; Benjamin Davis, and his wife Vi Davis Daughter in law, stepdaughter; Diana Burton, sister; Maryann Carter, sister-in-law; Mamie Carter; grandchildren; Brian and Tiffany Davis.
A viewing will be held Monday December 27 from 4pm-8pm at Gresham Memorial Chapel. A funeral service will be at Portland Greater Baptist Church December 28th at 1pm with a committal following at Lincoln Memorial Cemetery.