Elizabeth Phillips Davis
Mrs. Elizabeth Phillips Davis, 94, of Beaver Dam Road, Vilas, passed away Wednesday morning, Feb. 5, 2014, at Watauga Medical Center.
Born Dec. 13, 1919, in Watauga County, she was a daughter of the late Steve and Mary Waters Phillips. Mrs. Davis was a long-time member of Beaver Dam Baptist Church. She was a homemaker and also worked at ASU and Dixie Cleaners. Elizabeth enjoyed working outside in her yard and flower gardens.
She is survived by two sons, Larry Davis and wife, Olevia, and Ralph Davis and wife, Nancy, all of Vilas; two granddaughters, Jan Scott and husband, David, of Vilas, and LeAnne Reese and husband, Jeff, of Purlear; and one great-grandson, Jacob Reese of Purlear.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Hugh H. Davis; six children, Joe Lee and Carl Vester Davis, Martha Jean Davis, Mary Ellen Davis, and Lane and Blaine Davis; two grandsons, Mark and Jamie Pennell; four sisters, Nettie Eggers, Imie Brown, Dorothy Braswell, and Maude Lancaster; and four brothers, Claude, Clyde, Roy and Oss Phillips.
Funeral services for Mrs. Elizabeth Phillips Davis will be conducted 2 p.m. Friday at the Beaver Dam Baptist Church. Officiating will be the Rev. Michael Greene and the Rev. Eugene Braswell. Burial will follow in the Upper Beaver Dam Cemetery.
Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to the Beaver Dam Cemetery Fund, in care of David Scott, 3476 Mountain Dale Road, Vilas, NC 28692.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Austin & Barnes Funeral Home. At other times, friends may call at the residence of Ralph and Nancy Davis, 3435 Mountain Dale Road, Vilas, NC.
Online condolences may be shared with the Davis family at http://www.austinandbarnesfuneralhome.com.
Austin & Barnes Funeral Home &
Crematory is serving the Davis family.