Beverly Jean Davis
May 7, 1928 ~ April 24, 2023
Beverly Jean Davis was Born on May 7, 1928 in Kerry, Oregon near Clatskanie; the daughter of Cecil and Maude (Eldred) Armitage. As a young child she was raised near Clatskanie, Gaston, Forest Grove and Midway, Oregon and graduated from Hillsboro High School in 1945. She passed away on April 24, 2023 at the age of 94.
Beverly married Jack A. Davis of Portland, Oregon in 1948 and they resided in the community of Multnomah for 50+ years where they raised their 2 children, Donna and Jerry.
In the 1960’s she received her Montessori Certification and helped open West Hills Montessori School where she taught until she retired. Beverly was a lifetime member of Alpha Zeta Beta sorority, and an active member of St. Barnabas Church for over 50+ years, where she served as an Altar Guild member and many other committees. Among her other interests she enjoyed gardening, knitting, crocheting, camping, traveling and spending time with family. Beverly and Jack were founding members of the Portland Regional group of the Horseless Carriage Club of America and in the 1960’s built a mountain cabin near Breitenbush Hot Springs where the family spent free time and hosted friends.
In 2002 Beverly moved from the family home to Tigard and lived in the Summerfield Retirement Community for 15 years before moving to a nearby retirement facility where she has lived for 6 years.
She is survived by her daughter, Donna Moore (Brian) of Tigard; Grandchildren Tyler Moore (Sarah) of Powell Butte, OR, Heather Fredrick (Phil) of Tigard and Justin Davis (Mary) of Vancouver; her 5 Great Grand-children, Allie Davis of Newport, Laney and Asher Moore of Powell Butte, OR, Reese and Hayes Fredrick of Tigard; and nieces, Pat Zumwalt (Dave) of Cornelius, and Bobbi (Gary) Seaquist of Rochester, MN.
She was preceded in death by her parents Cecil and Maude Armitage, Brother Howard Armitage and Sister Beulah Young, Husband Jack Davis and Son, Jerry Davis.
A private family service will be held at a later time.
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