BEVERLY F. DAVIS

Posted Nov. 21, 2010, at 7:54 p.m.

GUILFORD – Beverly F. Davis, 81, died Nov. 19, 2010, with her family at her side at Mayo Regional Hospital, Dover-Foxcroft. She was born Sept. 15, 1929, in Derby, the daughter of Norman and Gertrude (Butler) Foster. She grew up in Derby and attended school in Milo, where she graduated from high school June 4, 1947. She met Harold Davis of Parkman, who became the love of her life, and they were married May 12, 1950. They resided in Parkman and became co-founders of Davis Bros. Furniture, Guilford. Beverly worked at Hardwood Products Co., Guilford, for many years until her retirement. They enjoyed spending their summers at Whetstone Pond, Blanchard, at their camp, which they built in 1961, with the assistance of Fred Hall. Beverly was a member of United Methodist Church, Guilford, and truly looked forward to attending church on Sundays. She enjoyed fishing, quilting, playing cards with her many friends and she loved the Boston Red Sox. She was predeceased by her husband, Harold L. Davis; two brothers, Richard and Kenneth Foster of Derby; and a great-nephew, James Michael Davis of Guilford. She is survived by a nephew, Tony Davis and his wife, Patti, of Guilford; two great-nieces, Christine and Courtney Davis of Guilford; a nephew, Scott Davis of Guilford; a niece, Kathleen Davis of Hawaii; a nephew, Michael Hall; and a sister-in-law, Evelyn Larrabee, both of Florida; and several cousins. Friends may call 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 22, at Crosby & Neal, 21 Oak St., Guilford. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday at Guilford United Methodist Church with Pastor Stephen Dean officiating. Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery, Milo. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make donations in Beverly’s memory to Guilford United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 267, Guilford, ME 04443. For an online guest register, go to www.CrosbyNeal.com.

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