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Obituary for Gladys Davis

Gladys Davis, age 94 of Grundy, Virginia passed away on Sunday, February 24, 2019, at the Heritage Hall Nursing Home, in Grundy, Virginia.

Born May 12, 1924, at War West Virginia, she was the daughter of the late William Henry Lester and Loma Sarah Agnes Crigger Lester.

Gladys was a beautician for over 40 years, working with Verna Lambert and later was owner and operator of her own shop. She was a member of the Little Prater Church of Christ. Gladys gave her life to her family. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and aunt. She loved to cook and bake, and her meals were the center of every family gathering. She had a gift for growing things, filling her yard with flowers. She loved shopping for clothes, shoes, and jewelry. She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, of over 50 years Frank Davis; daughter, Jeannine Davis; infant son, Frank Christopher Davis; granddaughter, Kristi Ginger Miller; son-in-law, Hugh Elswick; sisters and brothers, Hettie McClure, Elsie Layne, Roy Lester, Clarence Lester, Russell Lester, Freda Comfort, and Myrtle Thomas.

Susan Thimler and husband Richard of Defiance, Ohio
James Robert “Bob” Davis and wife Janice of Aurora, Illinois
Rebecca Elswick of Big Rock, Virginia
Eight Grandchildren, Twelve Great Grandchildren, and Five Great-Great
Brothers and Sisters
Carlos Lester of Petros, Tennessee
Shirley Rich of Jasper, Tennessee
Nancy Shortt of Vansant, Virginia
Zeke Lester of Chilhowie, Virginia
Linda Jerringan of Jacksonville, North Carolina
Brenda Martinez of Jacksonville, North Carolina

Funeral services for Gladys Davis will be held on Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 1:00 P.M. at the Virginia Funeral Home Chapel in Grundy, Virginia with Troy Brown officiating. Burial will follow at the Mountain Valley Memorial Park, at Big Rock, Virginia.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday at 11:00 A.M. until the funeral service at 1:00 P.M.

Serving as Pallbearers will be Chris Shortt, Justin Davis, Rick Ooten, Ross Elswick, and Ryan Elswick.

Virginia Funeral Home of Grundy, Virginia is in charge of the arrangements.

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Service Information

Wednesday, February 27th, 2019 1:00pm
Troy Brown
Virginia Funeral Home
3222 Slate Creek Road
Grundy, VA 24614
Service Extra Info
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, February 27, 2019, at 11:00 A.M. until the funeral service at 1:00 P.M.

Interment Information

Mountain Valley Memorial Park
Big Rock, VA