A celebration of life for Carrie will occur on
Saturday, December 3, 2022
Wood Funeral Home
5537-39 West Girard Avenue
Philadelphia, Pa. 19131
Viewing: 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Service: 11:00 a.m.
We request family and friends who prefer
to send plants or flowers,
to coordinate with one of the
following reliable local florists:..
June's Floral Design: (610) 726-4351
Overhill Flowers: (215 ) 473-1842
Simply Floral: ( 610) 622-7980
Have the florist deliver
to the funeral home no
later than 8:30 a.m.
the day of the service.
Carrie M. Davis was born February 2, 1926 in Washington, Georgia to the late Frank Crew, Sr. and Willie Mae (Randall) Crew. Carrie had four brothers and four sisters. Being the daughter of a sharecropper, Carrie had to leave school early and work on the farm with her family. This is where her morals, values, hardworking and love of family began.
Carrie received Christ as her personal Savior and was baptized at the Cherry Grove Baptist Church in Washington, Georgia. Carrie always enjoyed talking about her church in the South as well as congregating with family and friends.
In her early teenage years, her parents relocated from Georgia to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for better opportunities to help support the family. Upon relocating to Philadelphia in the early 1940’s. Carrie and her family became members of Mount Enon Baptist Church under the Pastorate of the late Reverend Wilbert Crew, became Pastor of the Lovely Baptist Church in the early 1960’s, the family moved their membership to Lovely Baptist Church. During her Christian experience, she served on the Missionary Board and Mother Board. When Carrie was unable to care for herself, she relocated to Virginia in July of 2017 with her grandson and his wife where resided until her passing.
While in the South, Carrie married the late J.P. Anderson in 1944. They had two children, Frank and John. Carrie resided at 6241 Hazel Avenue for many years. This was the family home for her two sons and four generations of grandchildren. There was an abundance of love, good soul food, fond memories and stories that were told. The neighbors and friends all loved Carrie for her genuine caring and loving spirit. Carrie always made everyone feel good when you came to her home.
Later in life, Carrie met the late John Davis and the two were united in marriage on July 29,2000.
Carrie took care of not just her own children and grandchildren, but also some of the neighbors’ children and other children that she babysat from time to time. Carrie would always talk about God and encourage all who she came in contact with to pray and trust in Him and live life right. She was a fine example when it came to putting God first.
Carrie was phenomenal cook and loved feeding everybody. She enjoyed cooking for the Church and her family and loved baking lemon and chocolate cakes that you couldn’t resist. Carrie prayed with her children and grandchildren and taught them all about God at an early age.