Betty Davis

May 11, 2010

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Saturday, May 15, 2010 11:00AM Skillman, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home


Friday, May 14, 2010 4 - 8pm

Betty Davis, 80, of Mechanicsburg, passed away Tuesday, May 11, 2010 in her residence surrounded by her family.

She was born on October 16, 1929 in Mechanicsburg, Ohio the daughter of the late Curtis and Evelyn (Davey) Moore.

Betty was a 1947 graduate of Mechanicsburg High School. On August 25, 1948, she married her life-long love, Buck Davis. She retired from Navistar International after 26 years of service. Betty was a member of the Mechanicsburg United Methodist Church, Woodland Golf Club and enjoyed all sporting and social activities. Her greatest role was being a devoted wife and mother. Betty’s life was built around laughter and love.

She is survived by her loving husband of 61 years, Pearl “Buck” Davis; her son, Mark (Stacey) Davis of Kettering; her sisters, Constance (Bill) Fritts of Mechanicsburg, Donna Law, Linda (James) Lough and Peggy (Ed) Foulk of Springfield; her brother-in-law, William Welch of Ft. Wayne, IN; her sister-in-law, Pauline (Granville) Cordell of Mechanicsburg; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Betty is preceded in death by her parents; sister, Phyllis Joan Welch and brother-in-law, Earl Law.

A gathering of family and friends will be held from 4-8 P.M. on Friday, May 14, 2010 in the SKILLMAN, MCDONALD & VERNON Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg. A funeral service will be held at 11 A.M. on Saturday, May 15, 2010 in the funeral home with the Rev. Dr. Harley Roston officiating. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery, Mechanicsburg.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Mechanicsburg United Methodist Church, 42 North Main St., Mechanicsburg, OH 43044 or to Community Mercy Hospice, 444 West Harding Rd., Springfield, OH 45504. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.

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