Isabelle C. Davis Nurse, volunteer

November 17, 1990

Services for Isabelle C. Davis, who used her training as a nurse in volunteer work, will be held at 10 a.m. today at the Second English Lutheran Church, 5010 Briarclift Road, in the Hunting Ridge area.

Mrs. Davis, who was 90 and lived on Fernhill Avenue, died Sunday at Baltimore County General Hospital after a short illness.

The former Isabelle Courtney was born in Gouldsboro, Pa., and graduated from the Moses Taylor Hospital nursing school in Scranton, Pa. While in nursing school, she worked at the Manhattan Maternity Hospital and the Henry Street Settlement in New York City.

Later, she was a volunteer nurse for relatives, friends and neighbors.

She also made clothing and bandages for the American LeprosMissions and organized a group at her home that made dressings for the American Cancer Society.

Mrs. Davis was a member of the Lutheran Church Women at the Second English Lutheran Church. She also had been a member of the women's group at the Augsburg Lutheran Church, where she took care of the altar and flowers for many years.

Her husband, David J. Davis, died May 28. He was a retired sheet metal shop superintendent for Lloyd E. Mitchell Inc.

She is survived by a daughter, Bette D. Ermer of Lutherville; a sister, Beatrice C. Rader of Gouldsboro; and two grandchildren.

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