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Sally Davis

June 13, 1931 — November 16, 2016

Sally Davis


SALLY BERNICE DAVIS, 85, of Arcola, IL passed away at 1:00 P.M. on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at her residence.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at the Edwards Funeral Home, 221 East Main St. in Arcola, IL. Rev. Ivan Jess will officiate. Burial will be in the Arcola Cemetery. Visitation will be held two hours prior to the funeral from 11:00 A.M. 1:00 P.M. at the funeral home.

Sally was born on June 13, 1931 in Burkesville, KY. She was a daughter of Charles and Pauline (Carrie) Shaw. She married Thomas O. Davis on March 25, 1950 in Arcola, IL. He passed away on May 3, 2006.

She is survived by six children, Brenda Hensley of Arcola, IL, Frank Davis and his wife Angie of Humboldt, IL, Jeannie Vice and her husband Tom of Mattoon, IL, Gail Baker and her husband Ron of Arcola, IL, Cindy Purvis and her husband Donnie of Arcola, IL, and Thomas B. Davis of Mattoon, IL, 12 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, 4 great-great-grandchildren, and two brothers, Bill Shaw and his wife Shirley and Don Shaw all of Griffin, GA.

She was preceded in death by, her parents, her husband, four brothers, Sherman, Phil, Jess, and Chuck, three sisters, Mary, Alma and Sue, one still-born brother, and one grandson, Blake Owen York.

Sally attended the Nazarene Church in Arcola, IL.

She enjoyed gardening and loved her flowers, but most of all she loved spending time with all of her grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

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