September 4, 2008
Sunday, September 7, 2008 Vernon Funeral Home
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Vesta Marie (Linebaugh) Davis 92 of Urbana passed away Thursday, September 04, 2008 in the Community Hospital Springfield.
She was born September 23, 1915 in Rosewood, Harrison Township, Champaign County, Ohio, the daughter of Grover Cleveland and Dorothy (Gundolf) Linebaugh.
She was a 1933 graduate of Rosewood High School, the salutatorian of her class. Vesta was a longtime and faithful member of Kingscreek United Methodist Church. She was a 4-H advisor for 25 years; she helped in the Champaign County fair office for many years, was employed as a Secretary in the Extension Office and also was a guide at the Ohio Caverns.
She enjoyed being a farmer’s wife. She was a member of the Farm Bureau, Salem Garden Club and Urbana Senior Center. She was known as “The Doll Lady”, she loved doing crafts and sewing.
She is survived by daughters Nancy (John) Bryner of Hilliard, OH, Connie (Kenny) Huffman of Urbana and Kay Eaton of Baxley, GA, her grandchildren, Doug Curtis, Angie (Bill) Knott, Jeffrey (Amy) Bryner, Cyronda Schofield, Bart (Debbie) Eaton, Marcia (Sean) Killilea, Staci (Shannon) Spence, Chad (Dee) Eaton and Clint Huffman; 17 great grandchildren, 3 great great grandchildren, as well as numerous nieces and nephews of several generations.
She is preceded in death by her loving husband, Russell Davis, her parents, her sisters Mary Alvertia Cooper and Cleo Irene Davis and a grandson, Eugene Huffman and his wife, Teresa.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 2-5 p.m. on Sunday, September 7, 2008 in the VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana, Ohio.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 am on Monday in the funeral home with Pastor David Brown officiating.
Burial will follow in Kingscreek Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Kingscreek United Methodist Church 1368 Kennard-Kingscreek Rd., Urbana, Ohio 43078.