DAWSON -- Elizabeth Register Davis, 94, of Americus passed away on Sunday, April 21, 2013 at Magnolia Manor Nursing Center. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at Harvey Funeral Chapel in Dawson. The family will receive friends from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. prior to the service. Interment will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Rev. Wesley Kaylor will officiate.
Elizabeth was born October 24, 1918 in Norman Park, Georgia to Charles and Ruth Register. She was a devoted member of Sasser United Methodist Church, operating the church Thrift Shop for a number of years. She was a true entrepreneur who loved both cooking and gardening.
Preceding her in death were her parents; husbands, Frank Nicholson, Jim Tedford and Lonnie Davis; daughters, Barbara Thomas and Jeanne Rizzardi; grandson, Joe Thomas; and twelve brothers and sisters.
Survivors include son, Dan Nicholson (Nye) of Jacksonville, FL; daughters, Gail Thomas (Mike) of Lilburn and Beth Tedford of Albany; six grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; and special caregiver for forty years, Emma Gilyard.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Sasser United Methodist Church, c/o Faye Bryant, 4862 Sasser-Herod Road, Dawson, GA 39842. Those wishing to sign the online registry may do so at www.harveyfuneralhome.com.
Harvey Funeral Home