MARY A. DAVIS
Mary A. Davis, 82, of the Good Samaritan Home died at 2:05 p.m. Saturday (February 16, 2013) in the home.
Born March 7, 1930 in Epwerth, Missouri, Mary was the daughter of Ray and Etta Kimbley Bower. She married Emmett H. Davis on September 12, 1959 in Quincy. He preceded her in death in 1980.
Mary was a member of Ellington Memorial Presbyterian Church. She was a graduate of Bethel, Missouri High School and Gem City Business College. She enjoyed league bowling and was an avid Chicago Cubs and Quincy Cub farm club fan. Mary volunteered for several years at Berian Grade School as a libriarian and in the reading program. She was a member of the Blue Knights and was a devoted homemaker and mother for her family.
She was employed as a secretary at Tri Medical Supply for several years until her retirement.
Survivors include one son Ray Davis (Tammie) of Quincy; one step daughter Ella Stathakis of Quincy; four grandchildren Nicholas Davis and Katheryn Davis of Quincy, Cheryl Hughes of Texas and Vicky Davis of Denver, CO; and four great grandchildren and one great great granddaughter.
Mrs. Davis was preceded in death by her parents, husband and a step son Richard Davis.
Funeral services will be held Thursday morning at 10:30 a.m. in the Ellington Memorial Presbyterian Church with Pastor Ron Cox officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.
Visitation will be held Wednesday evening from 4:00 until 7:00 in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home and Thursday morning from 9:30 until the time of services at the church.
Memorials may be made to Ellington Memorial Presbyterian Church.