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Louise Davis(1926 - 2013)

Louise McElrath Davis

Fountain Inn

Louise McElrath Davis, 86, of Fountain Inn, wife of former Fountain Inn Mayor, Wayne Davis, died Monday, January 7, 2013.

Born in Greenville, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Hazel McElrath.

Mrs. Davis retired as Office Manager of C. Dan Joyner Insurance Co. and was a substitute teacher for Greenville Co. schools. She led the renovation project on the Fountain Inn Civic Center. Mrs. Davis was a member of Fountain Inn Presbyterian Church and taught Sunday school for 52 years. She was also a former member of the Women's Missionary Union; Presbyterian Women Honorary Life Member; Greenville Woman's Club; Greenville Woman's Music Club; and was a former Book Study Chairman of the SC Federation of Music Clubs.

Surviving, in addition to her husband of 69 years, are a daughter, Rebecca "Becky" Davis; a son, Roger Wayne Davis; a granddaughter, Heather Windsor; and four great grandchildren.

The funeral service will be held at 12:00 noon on Thursday, January 10, 2013 at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Southeast, 1604 NE Main St. Simpsonville, SC, 29681. Visitation will follow the service. Burial will be at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, January 11, 2013 in Eastview Cemetery, Westminster, SC.

Memorials may be made to Louise M. Davis Music Scholarship Fund of Greenville Woman's Music Club, c/o Ann Guest, 34 Timrod Way, Greenville, SC 29607.

The family will be at the residence.

Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.thomasmcafee.com.


Published in The Greenville News on Jan. 9, 2013
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