Mrs. Caro Davis Ealy, 85, of Dunn died Monday morning at Central Harnett Hospital in Lillington. She was born in Dunn on September 13, 1929 to the late James D. and Jessie H. Davis. She was preceded in death by her husband Col. Robert E. Ealy.
Caro was a graduate of Dunn High School in 1947, Saint Mary’s School in 1949, and also a graduate of UNC in 1951. She was presented at the North Carolina Terpsichorean Club Ball in Raleigh in 1948. She taught school for over 30 years in North Carolina and abroad. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, the 20th Century Book Club and also delivered meals on wheels for several years.
A funeral service will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Skinner & Smith Funeral Home by Dr. Len Keever. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery.
She is survived by a son, Walt Ealy of Dunn, a daughter, Caro E. Humphrey and husband George of Winston Salem, two grandsons, Jim Ealy and George Humphrey IV.
The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Skinner & Smith Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church, 901 N. Park Ave. Dunn, NC 28334 or to Saint Mary’s School, 900 Hillsborough St. Raleigh, NC 27603.