Mrs. Elizabeth Phillips Davis, age 94, of Beaver Dam Road, Vilas, passed away Wednesday morning, February 5, 2014 at Watauga Medical Center.


Born December 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 Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Beaver Dam Baptist Church. Officiating will be Rev. Michael Greene and 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 Thursday evening from 6 o'clock until 7:30 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.

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