Elizabeth (Betty) H. Davis passed away peacefully on April 13, 2019 at the age of 83. Betty was born in Albuquerque, N.M. on June 30, 1935 to Ethel (Harkrider) Heggie and Tracy Lorrain Heggie. She graduated from Highland High School in 1953, and received a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from U.N.M. in 1957 where she was a member of the social sorority Delta Delta Delta. She was employed by AT&T from 1957-1958, and again from 1960-1961. After her children were old enough she worked as an Education Aide for Highland High School from 1970-1982.
Betty was a member of the Red Hat Society, and Bear Canyon and Meadowlark Senior Centers where she enjoyed line dancing. Her other hobbies included playing the piano, genealogy, and reading. Betty loved the history of New Mexico, and frequently visited historic sites, and collected Native art.
Betty is survived by her daughter Tracy Lynn (Davis) Mensching and her husband Charles, and her son Michael William Davis, and his daughter Naomi Elizabeth Davis. She also leaves behind cousins, nieces, nephews, and many friends from throughout her life. The family would to thank the staff at Harmony Residential Care for their thoughtfulness, and support.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donation be made to Watermelon Ranch, 3251 Westphalia Blvd. NE Rio Rancho, NM 87144 505-771-0140, www.wmranch.org
A graveside service will be held on Thursday, April 25, 2019, 11:00 AM at Fairview Memorial Park, 700 Yale Blvd. SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106.
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