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Monday, 01 February 2021 16:22

Barbara Knott Davis

Barbara Knott Davis, 88, of Colonial Heights, Virginia, passed away Monday, February 1, 2021. Barbara was born in Danville, Virginia on December 7, 1932 to John and Louise Knott. She lived most of her life in Buckingham County. Barbara was an active member of Maysville Presbyterian Church, was a Member of the Young Homemakers of Virginia, the Buckingham Historical Society and the Buckingham Book Club. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Earl Davis, Sr. She is survived by two children, Henry Earl Davis, Jr. and Cynthia Davis Courtney; two grandchildren, Henry Earl Davis, III and Pearson Harding Courtney; one great-grandchild; Ethan Wyatt Davis. Barbara moved to Hopewell, Virginia in 2000 to be near her children and grandchildren. She became socially active in the Cobblestone Community where she played Mexican Train, was a member of the Bridge Club, was on the Social Community of the Cobblestone Association, and loved going out to dine with her friends. Prior to her decline in health, she attended the First Presbyterian Church of Hopewell, Virginia. Barbara was an avid collector of vintage items and antiques; she loved a yard sale and going to a Thrift Store. Barbara loved to dress up, read, dance, knit, play cards, listen to music and entertain. She will be missed by her family and friends. A graveside funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, February 5, 2021 at Merchants Hope Memorial Garden, 11302 Merchants Hope Road, N. Prince George, VA 23860, officiated by Pastor Gibby Elder of Newville United Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers, monetary donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Services by Williams Funeral Home & Crematory of Lawrenceville, VA.
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3 comments

  • Comment Link Woody Anderson Friday, 12 February 2021 12:57 posted by Woody Anderson

    Henry and Cynthia: Your mom was such a sweet lady and a good friend to my parents and Dot and John Morgan. I am sorry for your loss.

  • Comment Link Dorothy Davis Wednesday, 03 February 2021 17:46 posted by Dorothy Davis

    Henry Earl, Cynthia, and family,
    Gene and I are saddened by the loss of your beloved mother Barbara. She was a beautiful lady inside and out with an impeccable style and grace. We always enjoyed her company. The sweet memories of us sitting with Barbara and Lucy on Lucy's front porch will warm our hearts forever. Your mom will be terribly missed by all who knew and loved her. Rest in peace beautiful lady.
    Love and prayers,
    Dorothy and Gene

  • Comment Link Kelly Godsey Lattanzi Wednesday, 03 February 2021 16:38 posted by Kelly Godsey Lattanzi

    My deepest sympathy to Henry and Cynthia and their families. Many fond memories.

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