Oct. 6, 1930 - July 29, 2019
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Elva M. Davis, 88, Hollidaysburg, passed away on Tuesday at UPMC Altoona.
She was born in Duquesne, daughter of Edwin and Beatrice (Souders) Bookheimer.
Surviving are her four loving children: William (Claudia), Mark and Steve (Kathy) Davis and Lisa (Doug) Speck; six grandchildren: Will (Hilary), Ben, Ashley, Stephanie and Eric Davis and Lauren Speck; two great-grandchildren: Peyton and McKayla Davis; five brothers: Robert, Jack (Kathy), Ronald (Liz), Clyde (Judy) and Dean (Caroline); a sister, Catherine (Gerald) Peters; two sisters-in-law: Lou and Betty Bookheimer; as well as many nieces and nephews.
Along with her parents, Elva was preceded in death by three brothers: Merrill, Lawrence and Larry; and a sister, Rae Mellot and husband, Willie; a sister-in-law, Laura Bookheimer; and a daughter-in-law, Martie Davis.
Elva was a woman of her community, often times devoting much of her time to help others through the Call for Action volunteer group. She was a member of the local senior bowling league, loved playing cards with friends, traveling the country and cooking. She was a member of First United Methodist Church, Hollidaysburg.
Friends will be received from noon till 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, at The Good Funeral Home Inc., Alto-Reste Park, where a funeral will begin at 2 p.m. Pastor Evelyn Madison will be officiating.
As per Elva's wishes, there will be no public viewing, just a time of visitation for gathering and sharing memories.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Elva's name to American Rescue Workers or First United Methodist Church, Hollidaysburg.