Elizabeth “Betty” Davis, 89, of the Reed community, passed away Thursday, September 22 at her home. She was born in Rome, Kentucky to the late Benjamin Drury Roberts and Elizabeth Agnes Payne Roberts.
Betty retired after twenty-seven years of driving a bus for the Henderson County School District. She had also worked for General Electric. Betty was a long-time member of St. Augustine Catholic Church in Reed. She was a very open and friendly lady who managed the church bingo program for many years. As a younger lady, she enjoyed riding horses. She was an avid reader who also enjoyed gardening, cooking, canning and sewing.
She was preceded in death by her husband of sixty-eight years, James Richard “Jim” Davis in 2021; brothers, Carl, Floyd and Owen Roberts; and sisters, Ruby Fort and Shirley Thomas.
Mrs. Davis is survived by a son, Gerald Davis and wife Sandra of Lewisport; two daughters, Linda Crawford and husband Rick of Evansville and Jamie Boeglin and husband Andrew of Owensboro, 11 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
A celebration of life will be held at 1:00 PM, Saturday, October 1 at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Reed, Ky. Friends may arrive to visit as early as Noon. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Care by Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory.
Memories and condolences may be offered online at www.glenncares.com.