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Elizabeth Horton Davidson

• Dec 7, 2017 at 2:48 PM

WISE, VA - Elizabeth Horton Davidson, 89, passed away peacefully on her birthday, Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at the Heritage Hall Health Care in Wise, Virginia.

She was born in Sneedville, TN to Silas and Lavinna Ely Horton, the second of eight children.

She was a graduate of Handcock High School, Fort Sanders School of Nursing and The Appalachian Regional School of Anesthesiology. She worked for the Johnson County Health Department, the Hancock County Health Department and was Office Manager and Nurse for Dr. Gabrielle in Pennington Gap, VA, ARH Hospital. After Anesthesia School she returned to ARH as a nurse anesthetist until her retirement. She found retirement not to her liking and returned to medicine as the recovery room nurse at Lonesome Pine Hospital for 15 years.

She was a member of the Wise Baptist Church for over 50 years. She attended her Sunday School Class and Church faithfully until her health started declining. She was active in a host of community and health organizations.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Monroe “Mutt” Davidson; son-in-law, Todd Hatcher Greenwood; special family friend Sharon Holbrook.

Surviving are three daughters, Margaret Susan Davidson of Wise, Elizabeth Ann Wade of Wise and Penny Davidson Greenwood of Winston-Salem, NC; grandchildren, who were the joy of her life and loved them dearly, Elizabeth Christanna Kelly and Jonah of Big Stone Gap, VA, Dr. Aaron Todd Greenwood of Brownsville, TX and Caroline Davidson Greenwood of Winston-Salem, NC; a special family friend, Lewis Wheatley; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Memorial contributions may be made to Wise Baptist Church, 211 Spring Ave N.E., Wise, VA 24293. Interment will be in the Glencoe Cemetery at a later date. Please visit www.sturgillfuneral.com  to leave online condolences for the family.

Sturgill Funeral Home 1621 Norton Rd SW Wise, VA 24293 is in charge of arrangements.