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Elizabeth Brown Stamper Davis, 92, of Scott Depot, W.Va., formerly of Ashland, peacefully passed away Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, in Rolling Meadows Place in Scott Depot.
Elizabeth was born Jan. 21, 1925, in Ashland, a daughter of the late Thomas and Italy Potter Brown.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husbands Charles E. Stamper in 1969 and Charles W. Davis in 2009; daughter, Brenda Sue Dassell; son, Johnny Bert Stamper; brother, Andrew Grimmett; and brothers-in-law, Vinson Layman and Dutch Jackson.
Mrs. Davis was of the Baptist faith. She was a 1942 graduate of Ashland High School and grew up in the "Greatest Generation" having proudly served her country during World War II as one of the famous "Rosie the Riveters." She worked under Col. Sherry at Patterson Field (Wright-Patterson) Air Base in Dayton, Ohio.
She completed nursing school and had a rewarding career as an LPN with many years of service at Cabell Huntington Hospital.
She is survived by her loving children, Marietha Gayle Michael and husband Bill of St. Albans, W.Va., Charles E. Stamper Jr. and wife Jayne of Barboursville, W.Va., and Chuck Davis Jr. and wife Sherri of Homestead, La.; siblings, Mary Jo Layman of Ashland, Bonnie (Lester) Pifer of Columbus, Ohio, Eloise Jackson of Cannonsburg, Norma (David) Rice of Ashland, and Kay (Joe) Elam of Ft. Myers, Fla.; son-in-law, Buddy Dassell of Georgetown; grandchildren, Nancy Michael, Clint Noble, Adam Noble and Sarah Stamper; five great-grandsons; and a host of extended family and friends.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, at Steen Funeral Home Central Avenue Chapel by Chaplain Pete Thompson. Burial will be in Rome Proctorville Cemetery in Proctorville, Ohio.
Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to the staff of Rolling Meadows Place in Scott Depot for the excellent care that was given to Mrs. Davis while she was in their care.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Elizabeth's memory to Hospice Care, 1606 Kanawha Blvd West, Charleston, WV 25387.
Condolences may to steenfuneralhome.com.
Published on September 20, 2017
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