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Edna Davis

[January 14, 2014]  RIVERTON Edna O. Davis, 88, of Riverton, died Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at 1:21 p.m. at St. John's Hospital in Springfield.

(Below is a copy of the obituary from the funeral home.)


Riverton: Edna O. Davis, 88, of Riverton passed away at 1:21 P.M. Monday January 13, 2014 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield.

She was born May 21, 1925 in Logan County, the daughter of Orville Harbert Defrees and Hazel Moore Defrees. She married Wm. Carroll Davis on February 19, 1950. He preceded her in death on January 9, 1976. Also preceding in death were her parents, two brothers, Billy O. Defrees and Gene Roy Defrees.

Mrs. Davis was a member of the Riverton Christian Church. She graduated from Elkhart Community High School.

She is survived by two sons, Randy C. (Tammy) Davis of Mechanicsburg, IL and Terry Lynn Davis of El Segundo, CA, two grandsons, Randy C. Davis of Springfield and Terry Lee Davis of Riverton.

Services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Monday January 20, 2014 at Veail Chapel, Steenbergen Cemetery, Mt. Pulaski with Grant Ray officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at Veail Chapel. Memorials may be made to the donor's choice. Services were entrusted to Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Mt. Pulaski.