Violet E. Davis

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Violet E. Davis, 76, 812 Ferree Place, passed away peacefully Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at 12:19 p.m. at The Ohio State University Wexter Medical Center, Columbus, surrounded by her loving family.
Violet was born Dec. 26, 1936, in State College, Pa., to the late Joseph and Marie (Johnson) Donahue.
On April 10, 1955, Violet married the love of her life, Don Davis, and they shared more than 57 wonderful years together. He survives in Sidney.
Violet is also survived by five daughters, Lola Davis, of Sidney, Janice Billing, of Covington, Donna Fair, Alane Keith and her partner, Eric Bertsch, all of Sidney, and Shirley Davis, of Pemberton; 14 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Eleanor (Paul) Fetterman, of Julian, Pa, and Mildred Flory, of State College, Pa.
Violet was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister.
Violet was of the Protestant faith. She was a homemaker. She dearly loved working in her garden tending to her flowers. Violet enjoyed reading and sewing in her spare time. She loved to dance and always looked forward to playing bingo at family gatherings.
Violet had worked as a security guard for the Copeland Corp. for a brief time and as a seamstress for Leader Sportswear in Sidney.
She was a devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister and will be deeply missed by all.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the Adams Funeral Home, 1401 Fair Road, with Kelly Lee officiating. Burial will follow at Shelby Memory Gardens.
Visiting hours for family and friends will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor's choice. Donation envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
All arrangements are in care of the staff at the Adams Funeral Home, 1401 Fair Road, Sidney.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at

Published in Sidney Daily News on Feb. 3, 2013