Diane Louise Davis

November 23, 1948 - July 14, 2022

11/23/1948 - 07/14/2022

Diane Amiot Davis, 73, of Hendersonville went to be with her Heavenly Father on Thursday, July 14, 2022 at the Elizabeth House following a period of declining health. Born in Rhode Island, she had lived the majority of her life in Hendersonville with her husband of 55 years, Danny. She was a daughter of the late Roger and Ethel Amiot, and was also preceded in death by her son, Mark Davis.

Diane was a graduate of Hendersonville High School, AB Tech, and Western Carolina University, where she earned her BSN and Masters in Nursing. She worked in the Med Surg ICU at the VA hospital for 10 years, and then was the Diabetes Education Coordinator for Transylvania Regional Hospital for many years. Diane was a CPR instructor for the Red Cross, helping teach many the life saving technique. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Hendersonville. Diane had an enormous affection for chocolate, and she found joy in cooking, baking, canning and food preservation. She enjoyed genealogy, service to her church, trips to the lake, and going to the beach. Diane loved her family deeply, and they were always her number 1 priority. Loving and caring for her husband was her greatest joy.

She is survived by her loving husband, Danny Davis; daughter, Ginger Davis (Forrest Mote); sons, Tony Davis and Shane Davis (Shana); daughter-in-law, Traci McClure; grandchildren, Grant Chapman (Cassidy), Audrey, Cole, Aaron, Annika, Allison and Zachary Davis; sister, Debbie Amiot, brothers, Joe Amiot (Diane), Roger Amiot (Cindy) and a number of nieces and nephews.

A memorial service, with honors from the North Carolina Nurses Honor Guard, will be held at 2pm on Saturday, July 23, 2022 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Hendersonville. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service in the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Diane’s memory may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to Mary Hyder and Nancy Berry, for their kindness and compassion, Dr. Messino at Messino Cancer Center, Four Seasons Compassion for Life, and the North Carolina Nurses Honor Guard.

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Sharon B McLendon
2 months ago

I worked with Diane at TRH for many years. She loved her role as Diabetes Educator and I often sought out her expertise. I was sorry to hear of her passing. My condolences to the family that loved her and will miss her deeply.

John and Gwen Coggins
2 months ago

I’ve known Diane for many years. I’ll be forever grateful for all the times she brought food to me and looked out for me when I was so alone. The day I was planning to see Gwen for the first time in 50 years, Diane told me to go get a haircut, get my beard trimmed, and dress up nice. Thank you, Diane, for being such a good friend! Praying God’s comfort and grace will surround Danny and the entire family in the difficult weeks and months ahead. Rest In Peace, sweet Diane. You’ve earned it.