BUCKHANNON — Lillie Maxine Armstrong Davis, 86, of Buckhannon, died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013 at Davis Memorial Hospital in Elkins. She was born May 31, 1926 in French Creek, a daughter of the late Jared Barlow and Ivvie Smith Armstrong.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Ira Thomas “Bud” Davis; one granddaughter, Stacey Bowman; one brother, Gaylord Artenice Armstrong and one sister, Wanda Gay Grubb.
She is survived by four daughters, Barbara McKisic Bowman and Wanda Sue Davis Landes both of Buckhannon, Vickie Holmes and husband William of Port Richey, Fla. and Rebecca Davis Hedrick and partner Steven Leonard of Lexington, N.C.; two sons, John L. Davis and wife Janet of Kirkland, Ill. and Thomas L. Davis and wife Betty of Buckhannon; 17 grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and 11 stepgreat-grandchildren.
Mrs. Davis was a cook for several area restaurants. She was a member of Buckhannon Union Mission Church and Rebekah Lodge 183 of Buckhannon. She was a loving mother, grandmother and friend.
Friends will be received today, Monday, Jan. 14, 2013 from 5-8 p.m. at the Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with the Rev. Dennis Estes officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Union Church Cemetery in Tallmansville. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral home is in charge of arrangements.