Mrs. Rose Eve Hoffman Davis, 92, of Rome, Georgia, formerly of Covington, died March 18, 2014. Mrs. Davis was born Nov. 7, 1921, to the late Anson E. and Annie Maude Hoffman in Eden, Fla. She was a member of High Point Baptist Church, and lifelong resident of Covington, until 2008, when she moved to Rome after her husband died. Mrs. Davis was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother, and a committed volunteer for her church and community. She served as a Cub Scout Leader, was a supportive Boy Scout spouse, and was very active in TOPS in Covington. Mrs. Davis was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Durward Davis, a longtime Scouter in the Atlanta Area Council; and her siblings, Arthur E. Hoffman, William C. Hoffman, both of West Palm Beach, FL, Robert C. Hoffman of Hagerstown, Md., and Dorothy Hoffman Johnson of West Palm Beach, Fla.
Survivors include her son, J. Anderson Davis and his wife, Janice of Rome; grandchildren, Claire Catherine Davis of Atlanta, Hunter Anderson Davis of Athens; sister, Mary Hoffman Knowles of Lakeland, Fla.
A Graveside Service will be held Friday, March 21, 2014, 1 p.m., at Lawnwood Memorial Park, 1111 Access Road, in Covington, with Dr. P. Joel Snider officiating. The family will receive friends to celebrate Mrs. Davis’ life on Friday, March 21, from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., at Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, 3134 Floyd Street, in Covington. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Boy Scouts of America, Northwest Georgia Council, P.O. Box 1422, Rome, GA 30162.
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