Virginia Davis

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SIDNEY — Virginia Eveyln Davis, 86, of Sidney, passed away Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, at 3:29 a.m. at St.Rita Medical Center surrounded by her family.

She was born on March 27, 1927 in Lawrenceburg, Tenn., the daughter of the late William Jesse and Dellar (Martin) Henderson. On April 11, 1944, she married Russell "Ozzie" Davis, they would have been married 70 years this April.

Along with her husband she is survived by two daughters, Mrs. John (Linda) Knouff and Mrs. Joe (Sheila) Strunk, both of Sidney; one son, Russell Davis and his wife, Cindy, of Jackson Center; six grandchildren, Joe Strunk, Amanda Strunk, Chad (Vanessa) Davis, Tony Davis, Howie Kernestew and Keith Kerenstew; 12 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. Also one sister survives, Hazel Jones, of Sidney.

She was preceded in death by one son, Howard Davis, and one grandson, Brent Knouff.

Virginia retired from the Copeland Corp. in 1990 where she had worked for over 21 years. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and her friends. She was loved by all who knew her, she will be dearly missed but never forgotten.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, at 1:30 the Cromes Funeral Home with Pastor Kent Hollis officiating. The family will receive friends on Thursday from noon until the hour of service. Burial will take place at Cedar Point Cemetery at a later date.

Condolences and expressions of sympathy may be made to the Davis family at Cromes Funeral Home's website,

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Sidney, OH 45365
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Published in Sidney Daily News from Feb. 4 to Feb. 5, 2014