Elsie Hoback Davis, beloved mother of Bedford C. Davis, Charlene Davis Scott (Hubert), and T. Warren Davis (Helen) was gently received by God on Saturday, June 30, 2012 at her home. Born and raised in Bedford, she later made her residence in Concord. Mom owned and operated Elsieâ€™s Beauty Salon on Rivermont Avenue in Lynchburg until she was 82 years old. Known as the â€œMayorâ€ of Rivermont she said she knew she wanted to do hair from the time she held a comb. Mom was well cared for by those in her block and everyone kept a careful watch over her in her later years. Great stories have been of her many antics and her generous, carefree spirit. Mom is survived by not only her three children but her beloved grandchildren Michael (Ashley), Ashley (Joey) and Jason (Shauna)Walker who are Charleneâ€™s sons; J.T. Davis (Carolyn) who is Warrenâ€™s son and by granddaughters, Sandra (Jeff), Macie and Wendy (Patrick) who are Bedfordâ€™s children. She also leaves behind 8 great grandchildren and 1 step great grandchild. Mom is also survived by sisters, Rachel H. Parker and Lucille H. Boggess. Mom was preceded in death by her husband of thirty years, T.J. Davis; her brothers, Bedford, Raymond and Cecil Hoback; sister Mabel Phelps and grandson, Bedford Davis, Jr. Her parents were John S. and Macie R. Hoback of Bedford. A celebration of momâ€™s life was conducted by family and friends at her childhood church, Centerpoint United Methodist in Bedford on Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at 11 AM with burial following at Virginia Memorial Park. Arrangements by Burch Messier Funeral Home (Main Street Location) 317 West Main Street, Bedford, VA.
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Burch-Messier Funeral & Cremation Service - Bedford
317 W Main St
Bedford, VA 24523
Published in Bedford Bulletin from July 4 to July 5, 2012