MATHEWS - Anne Virginia Hudgins Davis, 91, died peacefully on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009, at the Mathews Riverside Convalescent Center surrounded by her family. |
She was born in Mathews County on May 28, 1918, and was the daughter of the late Lilly Butts Sadler Hudgins and Granville Moss Hudgins.
She was predeceased by her husband, William S. Davis.
She is survived by her only child, Bonnie Kay Stevenson and her husband of Bowmansdale, Pa.; her granddaughter, Rebecca Anne Stevenson of Harrisburg, Pa.; her grandson, Richard Todd Stevenson of Boston, Mass., as well as her cousins.
Mrs. Davis attended Radford College and was an elementary school teacher with the Mathews County School System. She began her career at the Old Haven School House. The remainder of her career was spent at Lee-Jackson Elementary School. During her lifetime she was a member of the Junior and Senior Women's Clubs, the D.A.R., the U.D.C., King's Daughters, United Methodist Women and various other Methodist related organizations. She was also very active politically. She was a longtime member of Salem United Methodist Church and was currently a member of Central United Methodist Church.
The funeral will be conducted Saturday, Oct. 31 at 2 p.m. at Foster-Faulkner Funeral Home by the Rev. Suzanne D. Gibson. Burial will be in Milford Cemetery, Moon. The family will receive friends Saturday preceding the service from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial remembrances may be sent to: The William S. Davis Sunday School Class, c/o Mrs. Ruby Ingram, 812 Haven Beach Road, Moon, VA 23119, Hands Across Mathews, P.O. Box 1303, Mathews, VA 23109 or to a favorite charity. View and post condolences on our online guestbook at dailypress.com/guestbooks.
Published in Daily Press from Oct. 30 to Oct. 31, 2009