Betty Arline (Johnson) Davis (1927 - 2013)


Betty Arline Davis, 86, of Vernon, died on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, at her home.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday at Patoka Cemetery, with Rick Fouts officiating. Day Macz Funeral Home in Patoka was in charge of arrangements. Memorials: Patoka Fire and Ambulance Services. Online condolences may be shared at
Mrs. Davis was born on March 26, 1927, in Peoria, the daughter of Albert and Hazel Murphy Johnson. She married James "Jim" Davis on May 17, 1947, in Pocahontas; he died on Oct. 26, 2000.
Survivors include her children, Sharon Cahill of Lincoln, Karen Merrick of Salem, Barbara and her husband Glenn Ray Towler of Vernon, James A. Davis of Hoffman, Doris M. and her husband Danny Reichert of Marion, and Steven Randal Davis of Centralia.

Published in The Leader-Union on Oct. 17, 2013