Eleanor G. Davis, age 98, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at Season’s Hospice at Christiana Hospital.
She was born and raised in Wilmington and was the daughter of the late Elsie May (Behringer) and Thomas Gray. Eleanor graduated from one of the first graduating classes of P. S. duPont HS. She was a homemaker. Eleanor was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Rebekahs Lodge, IOOF and St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church where she taught Sunday School. She was a Girl Scout Leader and a soloist for the local funeral homes. Eleanor also enjoyed crocheting, bingo and playing cards.
Her husband of 45 years, Walter Bernard Davis died in 1985. Eleanor is survived by 2 daughters, Carol Hillis (Aubrey) and Eleanor Kling (Larry); 6 grandchildren, Mark Hillis, Karen Kirk (Donald), Kevin Hillis (Stacy), Brian Kling (Wendy), Robert Kling (Brandilyn) and David Kling (Rachael) and 6 great grandchildren, Ashlyn, Adrian, Emilee, Preston, Mikayla and Andrew. She is also preceded in death by her daughter, Beverly Ann at infancy and a brother Millard Gray.
A viewing will be held on Monday, July 31, from 10-10:45 am, at St. Stephens Lutheran Church, 1301 N Broom St, Wilmington, DE, followed by a funeral service at 11 am., then to Gracelawn Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Season’s Hospice & Palliative Care, 220 Continental Dr., Suite 407, Newark, DE 19713.
For online condolences visit: www.mccreryandharra.com