Mary Ellen Davis
Mary Ellen Davis, 92, of Sherman, died at 3:49 pm, Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at Villa Health Care East. She was born November 2, 1923 in Carmi, IL, to Charles and Lora Creek Howell. She married Donovan Davis on December 24, 1938 in Henderson, KY and he preceded her in death on January 9, 1983.
Survivors include two daughters, Donna (Cameron) Barbian of Sherman and Judy (William) Keenan of Riverton; one son, Richard D. (Donna) Davis of Bella Vista, AR; eight grandchildren; eighteen great grandchildren; one sister, Wilma Hunt of Fair Oaks, CA; three sisters-in-law, Maxine Howell of Carmi, Lois Davis and Elma Davis, both of Sherman and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; four brothers; three sisters and one infant son, Michael Wayne Davis.
Mary attended Living Faith Baptist Church. She was an avid BINGO player and enjoyed Bridge, Pinochle and Poker card games. She worked for Sangamo Electric for Twenty Five years; owned and operated Davis Café in the 1950’s; was employed at Horace Mann for eight years and worked part time at the Rail Golf Course.
Visitation: 8:30 – 10:30 am, Saturday, July 9, 2016 at Living Faith Baptist Church in Sherman.
Funeral Service: 10:30 am, Saturday, July 9, 2016 at Living Faith Baptist Church in Sherman, with Pastor Adam Cruse officiating. Burial will follow at Elkhart Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Living Faith Baptist Church in Sherman.