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In Memory of

Elinor Hall Moore Davis

September 10, 1942 - March 28, 2015

Obituary


Elinor Harris Moore Davis, 72, of Madison Heights died peacefully on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at Lynchburg General Hospital.

Elinor was born on September 10, 1942 in York, S.C., to the late Margaret and Hall Harris. Twice married, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Thomas D. Moore, and her second husband, David L. Davis. She graduated from St. Andrew's Presbyterian College in 1963 with a degree in French. She continued her education at James Madison University in Library Science in 1968 and at Lynchburg College in 1977 with a M.Ed. in...

Elinor Harris Moore Davis, 72, of Madison Heights died peacefully on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at Lynchburg General Hospital.

Elinor was born on September 10, 1942 in York, S.C., to the late Margaret and Hall Harris. Twice married, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Thomas D. Moore, and her second husband, David L. Davis. She graduated from St. Andrew's Presbyterian College in 1963 with a degree in French. She continued her education at James Madison University in Library Science in 1968 and at Lynchburg College in 1977 with a M.Ed. in Reading Education. After moving to Lynchburg, Elinor began work as a French teacher and later as the assistant librarian at Virginia Episcopal School and retired from that position in 2004 after 35 years of service.

Elinor was accomplished at teaching toddlers and children and for decades gave much of herself to her Sunday school class at Northminster Presbyterian Church in Madison Heights. She loved Jesus and was passionate about changing the world by teaching little children about his love. She was a faithful presence at all of her grandchildren's school and athletic activities. She was a loving and dedicated mother and grandmother and was generous with her time and talents.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one brother, Henry Harris, and one sister, Sue Dotson.
Elinor is survived by her children, Margie Moore Caroll and her husband, Stan, of Amherst, Ian Lynn Moore and his wife, Debbie, of Monroe and; Nine grandchildren, Noelle Moore Funk, Ian Moore II, Catherine Moore Hammer, Margaret White, Natalie Carroll, Stephanie Carroll, Thomas Carroll, and Jackson Moore; great grandchildren, London Moore, Ian Moore III, Marie Funk and, soon to be born, Adalynn Hammer; her sisters, Marcia Harris, Johnnie McCord, and Rebecca Kosztyo and a host of cousins, nieces and nephews.

A memorial service is scheduled for Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. at Northminster Presbyterian Church in Madison Heights, with Pastor Jeff Porter officiating. The family will receive friends following the service until 8:30 p.m. All are welcome to attend and celebrate her life.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Northminster Presbyterian Church Christian Education, Temple Christian School Athletic Boosters or the Central Virginia Kidney Association, P.O. Box 541 Madison Heights, VA 24572.

The family would like to thank Doctors Richard Giles, Robert Lockridge and Subhasish Bose with Lynchburg Nephrology, Doctors Thomas Nygaard, Joseph Khoury and Dr. Lisa Wisniewski and the staff of Lynchburg General Hospital for the wonderful care they provided for Elinor.