Obituary for Elizabeth Ann Davis

Elizabeth Ann Davis “Betty”, age 90, passed away surrounded by her family on Sunday, November 14, 2021 at her home. 

Born in Moore County, on April 13, 1931, Betty was a daughter of the late Peter and Fodie Seawell Dowd. 

Betty graduated from Carthage High School. She worked for Quality Mills for about 20 years. 

In addition to her parents, Betty was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years: Alfred Leo Davis Sr.; brothers: Herbert Bryant, Harold, Robert, Henry, Charles, David, Jimmy; sisters: Maude Frye, Frances Baber. 

She is survived by her son: Alfred Leo Davis Jr. “Al” and wife Beverly; daughter: Lisa Cheek and husband Lewis; granddaughter: Amanda Ray and husband Johnny; grandson: Matthew Davis and wife Courtney; two great grandchildren: Evelynn and Nash; two sister-in-laws, JoAnn Kirkman and Ann Dowd; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

The family has been blessed with terrific caregivers for both their parents over the years. A special thank you to Nadine, Veverly, Cynthia, Barbara, Toni and Lesa.

A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at 11 AM at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Carthage with Pastor David Lee officiating. A public viewing will start at 10 AM. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends in the fellowship hall after the service. 

Memorial contributions may be made to Bethlehem Baptist Church. 

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Fry & Prickett Funeral Home is honored to serve the Davis family. 

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