Elizabeth “Libby” New Davis, 70, of Sanford, crossed into Heaven on June 28, 2013.
Libby was born November 22, 1942 in King and Queen County, VA, to Marshall Carl New, Sr. and Mary Kathleen Powers New. She lived in Rocky Mount, NC and attended local schools. Libby was married to Andrew Allen Davis and together they raised five children. In 1982, they moved to Emerald Isle, NC where they became local business owners. In 2002, they relocated to Chatham County and she continued her book keeping business for many years. Libby loved her family more than anything else in the world. She also enjoyed gardening, antiquing and attending estate auctions. She will be fondly remembered for her big smile, tuff grit and “matter of fact” attitude. Libby’s memory will be cherished by her family and friends.
Libby was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her husband, Andrew Allen Davis, of the home; her daughter, Donna Tillerson & husband Scott of Apex, NC; her sons, Steve Davis, of Moncure, NC, Eric Davis & wife, Linda of Rocky Mount, Butch Davis & wife, Wendy of Rocky Mount, and Alex Davis & wife, Susan of Sanford; her brother, M.C. New Jr. & wife Ann, of Rocky Mount; her sister, Jeanette Riddle & husband, Ben of Morganton, NC; her eight grandchildren, Karah & husband John, Brady & wife, Justine, Graham, Chelsea, Seth, Hayden, Drew and Corbin; as well as her four great-grandchildren, Logan, Isabel, Waylon and Brooks.
The memorial service to celebrate the life of Mrs. Elizabeth Ann New Davis will be held at 7 o’clock Tuesday evening, July 2, 2013 at Hall – Wynne Funeral Home in Pittsboro, NC. Friends may visit with the family following the service. Online condolences may be left at www.hallwynne.com, select “Obits”.
Flowers are appreciated; also, memorials may be directed to: The Mary Anne Long Brighter Image Boutique – UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
External Affairs Office, UNC-CH CB# 7295, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7295
The arrangements for Mrs. Davis’ service are under the care of Hall – Wynne Funeral Service and Cremation of Pittsboro.