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Carolyn "June" (Forbes) Davis

September 20, 1926 ~ May 11, 2023 (age 96) 96 Years Old

Carolyn Davis Obituary

Carolyn June (Forbes) Davis was born on September 20th, 1926 in Palmer, Nebraska to Carrie (Hiett) and Everett Forbes. She died on May 11th, 2023. 

Graveside Services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, May 15th, 2023 at the Rose Hill Cemetery in Palmer, Nebraska.  Greenway-Dietz Funeral Home in Palmer is assisting the family. 

June grew up on a farm and raised her family on a farm. The phrase, “When the going gets tough, the tough get going” fit her to a T. So…plant a garden, sew up some crafts, get a job, join a club, read (or listen) to a book, play cards, enjoy family holidays, make some breadsticks (yes with bacon), watch basketball, football, or baseball, sit outside and enjoy the weather, have a cup of coffee (or seven) alone or with friends, go out for a meal and live to be 96. She did! Our lives are the choices we make…no better or worse than any other life. 

June’s family consisted of:

sister: Sally (Forbes) and Dale Spilinek

brothers: James Forbes and Donald Forbes (deceased)

husband: William C. (Sam) Davis Sr. who she married on August 20, 1946 (deceased)

children:  Carolyn Joseph (deceased)

                Rebecca Plambeck (Jamie)

                Bill Davis

                Randy Davis

                Rick Davis (deceased)

                Sami Doncheske (Lee)

grandchildren: 13

great-grandchildren: 24

great great-grandchildren: 17

Please join June’s family for a remembrance lunch following the graveside service at the American Legion Annex in Palmer. 

Memorials are suggested to the Palmer American Legion Auxiliary and the Rose Hill Cemetery of Palmer. Online condolences may be directed to the family at

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Graveside Service
May 15, 2023

11:00 AM
Rose Hill Cemetery
Between U and V Roads on 2nd Road
Palmer, NE 68864


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