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GUILFORD- Beverly F. Davis, 81, died November 19, 2010, at Mayo Regional Hospital in Dover-Foxcroft, with her family at her side. She was born September 15, 1929, at Derby, Maine daughter of Norman and Gertrude (Butler) Foster.

She grew up in Derby and attended school in Milo, where she graduated from high school June 4th, 1947. She met Harold Davis of Parkman who became the love of her life, and they were married May 12th, 1950. They resided in Parkman and became co-founders of Davis Bros. Furniture in Guilford. Beverly worked at Hardwood Products Co. in Guilford for many years until her retirement. They enjoyed spending their summers at Whetstone Pond in Blanchard at their camp which they built in 1961, with the assistance of Fred Hall. Beverly was a member of the United Methodist Church of Guilford and truly looked forward to attending church on Sundays. She enjoyed fishing, quilting, playing cards with her many friends and she loved the Boston Red Sox.

She was predeceased by her husband, Harold L. Davis; two brothers, Richard and Kenneth Foster of Derby; and a grand nephew, James Michael Davis of Guilford.

She is survived by a nephew, Tony Davis and his wife, Patti of Guilford; two grand nieces, Christine and Courtney Davis of Guilford; a nephew, Scott Davis of Guilford; a niece, Kathleen Davis of Hawaii; a nephew, Michael Hall; and a sister-in-law, Evelyn Larrabee, both of Florida; and several cousins.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM, Monday, November 22, 2010, at Crosby & Neal, 21 Oak Street in Guilford. Funeral services will be held 1 PM, Tuesday, at Guilford United Methodist Church, with Pastor Stephen Dean officiating. Burial will be in the Evergreen Cemetery in Milo.

In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make donations in Beverly's memory to the Guilford United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 267, Guilford, ME 04443.

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