Elizabeth Ann “Betty” Davis, 79

April 4, 2013

Davis, Elizabeth obit copyElizabeth Ann “Betty” Davis, 79, of St. Leonard, formerly of Hyattsville passed away peacefully on April 2 at Solomons Nursing Center, Solomons, MD. She was born on May 13, 1933 to the late Sarah Shepard Adams and George P. Adams. She married Frank Davis, Jr. on Oct. 9, 1954 in Holy Face Catholic Church, Great Mills, MD and he preceded her in death on October 8, 2007.

Betty graduated from St. Michael’s Catholic School in Ridge in 1952 and went on to be a Telephone Operator for C& P and AT&T Telephone Companies. She retired in 1987 after 30+ years of service and moved to Calvert Co. in 2001 from Odenton. She enjoyed gardening, arts & crafts, ballroom dancing, baking, and shopping.

Betty is survived by her children, Cynthia Maitret (Patrice) of Newport News, VA, Gloria D. Harberts (Jonathan) of Annapolis, and Angela Jensen (J.J.) of St. Leonard; siblings, Joseph Adams of Park Hall and Mary Thompson of Hollywood; and a grandson, Little Pat. She was preceded in death by her parents, former husband, and siblings, George Robert Adams, Helen Allston, Frances Adams, Margaret Adams, Richard Adams, Thelma Jean Adams, and Janice Marie Adams.

The family will receive friends on Monday, April 8 from 3-7 p.m. at the Rausch Funeral Home, P.A., 20 American Lane, Lusby, MD. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, April 9 at 11 a.m. in St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Prince Frederick, MD with Fr. Peter Daly officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

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