New Kent Charles City Chronicle

News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | May 20, 2019

Anna Hill Davis


Anna Hill Davis, 85, of New Kent, VA, passed away March 31, 2018.

She was born in Salem on Nov. 1, 1932, to the late Fred and Gertrude Hill.

Anna graduated from Andrew Lewis High School and Roanoke Memorial School of Nursing. She received her nurse practitioner degree from the Medical College of Virginia. Her nursing career spanned 46 years and she exemplified the true meaning of a nurse.

Anna enjoyed painting, playing bridge, collecting recipes and cookbooks. She was a member of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church where she was a senior warden, a member of the altar guild, and founding member of the R&D committee. She was the chairman of the 400th anniversary of the Godspeed Festival Committee.

Anna is survived by her husband of 64 years, Clifton Warren “Boogie” Davis; her children and their spouses, Cynthia and Stuart Burnett, Paul and Marian Davis, Donna an Bill Gammon; five grandchildren, Trudy and Hayden VanDyke, Tricia Davis, Anna Stuart and Matt Lambert, Davis Gammon, and Slater Gammon; great-grandchildren, Grady and Evie VanDyke; two sisters and their husbands, Judy and Benn Higgs and Nancy and Walter Stapor; sister-in-law, Lillian Blondek; brother-in-law and his wife, Dick and Sue Forbes; and was Aunt Anna to many nieces and nephews. She was “Grananna” to her friends and family and loved them to the moon and back. A special thanks to her caregivers Maggi, Suzanne, and Linda.

A memorial service was held on Thursday, Apr. 5, 11 a.m. at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, New Kent, VA. The family and friends received friends on Wednesday, Apr 4, 5-7 p.m. at Vincent Funeral Home, 9923 Pocahontas Trail, Providence Forge, VA, 23140.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to St. Peter’s Restoration Association or the charity of your choice. Tributes may be posted at