Clara A. Davis

[ Age 94 ] Catonsville resident worked for BGE before entering bank management.

December 26, 2007

Clara Amoss Davis, a former First National Bank manager, died of heart disease Saturday at the Dove House of Carroll Hospice in Westminster. The longtime Catonsville resident was 94.

Born Clara Tucker in Baltimore and raised in Catonsville, she attended Catonsville High School. As a young woman, she did clerical work for Baltimore Gas and Electric Co.

Mrs. Davis began her banking career in 1948 at the old Catonsville National Bank on Frederick Road. After its merger, she became a branch manager for the First National Bank. She retired in 1978 from the Ingleside Shopping Center branch.

She had been a member of Catonsville and Trinity Methodist churches and belonged to the Friendship Circle.

Her husband of 50 years, Howard Amoss, died in 1986. She then married Harry Davis. Mr. Davis died in 2001.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Chapelgate Presbyterian Church, 2600 Marriottsville Road in Marriottsville, where she was a member.

Survivors include a son, Howard Amoss of Fancy Gap, Va.; a daughter, Elaine McClure of Reisterstown; a stepdaughter, Janet Boyd of Corinth, Maine; eight grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

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