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Martha Davis Obituary
Martha Louise Davis, 92

Martha Louise Davis, 92, of Lafayette, passed away on Tuesday, April 16, 2013, in St. Anthony Health Care.

Louise was born on June 25, 1920, in Milford, Ill. to the late Harrison E. and Sarah J. (Galloway) Craig.

She graduated from John Greer High School in Hoopeston, Ill. in 1938.

On September 20, 1938, she married Lester E. Davis; he preceded her in death on August 4, 1979.

Louise was a Unit Secretary and Aide for Saint Elizabeth Hospital for 35 years, retiring in 1985.

She was a member of the St. Elizabeth 25 year club. She loved to babysit, work crosswords, collect old pictures, and spend time with her grandchildren.

Louise is survived by her sons, Edward A. Davis and Robert E. Davis (wife: Deb), both of Lafayette; grandchildren, Jodie Hicks, Roger Davis, Kerry Davis, Mike Davis, Michelle Davis, Lisa Allington, Linda Marlow and Rob Davis; and 20 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her sons, Lester E. Davis Jr. and Stephen C. Davis; two brothers; and one sister.

Visitation will be held on Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. at Fisher Funeral Chapel. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday at Locust Grove Cemetery in Tab.

Memorial donations may be made to the Louise Davis Memorial Fund in loving memory of Louise.

You may light a Candle of Hope and sign Louise's Guestbook visiting www.fisherloy.com.

Published in the Journal & Courier from Apr. 17 to Apr. 18, 2013
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