Barbara Jean Davison, 79, of Richmond, Virginia went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, November 1, 2023. She was born on January 11, 1944 in New Jersey to the late Robert and Lillian Lanning. Barbara is also preceded in death by her beloved husband of 57 years, Barry Stewart Davison, and their daughter, Joanne Michelle Davison.
She is survived by her daughter Nancy Wright and her husband Graham, her grandson Peter Wall-Stephens and his wife Sarah, her granddaughter Abigail. Barbara is also survived by her siblings Robert Lanning, Robin Lanning, Patricia Targett and her husband John, Bill Lanning and his wife Eleanor, Pamela Price and her husband Burt, and several nieces and nephews.
Born and raised in Cranbury, NJ, Barbara was a long time resident of Hopewell and had also resided in Delaware before moving to Virginia in 2020. She was employed as an office manager for 25 years before she retired.
Barbara was very active in the church throughout her life. Known for her snarky sense of humor, she was loving, loyal, and tough and treated her friends like family. She was a wonderful hostess during many parties, gatherings, and barbeques over the years.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests that memorial contributions may be made to Autism Speaks.