ELIZABETH D. DAVIS "Boo"
Anne Elizabeth "Boo" Daniel Painter Davis, wife of John W. Davis, Dickerson, MD, died on Monday, September 30, 2013 at Homewood Retirement Community in Frederick. Born October 8, 1924, she was the daughter of William and Elsie Lee Daniel, mother of Garland Edward Painter, Jr., who predeceased her in 2000, and William Daniel Painter of Laurel, MD, mother-in-law of Jacqueline Painter and Kathleen Constable, grandmother of Susan Shealer, Danielle Painter and John Constable and great-grandmother of Madelyn Shealer and Grant Shealer.
She was also predeceased by brothers William and Mansfield Daniel and first husband Garland Edward Painter.
Boo graduated from Poolesville High School in 1942. She attended secretarial night classes sponsored by the Montgomery County Board of Education, worked in various offices at the Rockville courthouse and at Farmers' Banking and Trust Co., also in Rockville. Later, she went back to Poolesville High, where she retired as secretary in 1981.
Boo had been active with the American Field Service, WMC UFD auxiliary, Historic Medley District, Daniel/Jeffers Auxiliary, and St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Poolesville. She volunteered in the gift shops at Shady Grove Hospital and Asbury Retirement and Nursing Home for many years.
Visitation with the family will be held at Hilton's Funeral Home, 22111 Beallsville Rd. (Rt. 109), Barnesville, MD (hiltonfh.com
) from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, October 3, 2013. Interment will be private.
A memorial celebration of Boo's life will be held at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 20100 Fisher Ave. Poolesville, MD, on Saturday, October 19 at 11 a.m., reception to follow.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The St. Peter's Episcopal Church Buildng Fund, PO Box 387, Poolesville, MD 20837 or to a