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Ella Mae Davis, age 86, of Toledo, passed away on Saturday, August, 9, 2014, at Ridgewood Manor in Maumee.

Ella was born on May 22, 1928, in Atlanta, GA to Seaborne and Leola White. Ella was a make-up model in Chicago in her early career. She went on to work for The Ohio State University Nutritional Program for 22 years in Columbus and Toledo. Ella retired from the Toledo Public Schools after 30 years as a lunch aide. Ella loved music, especially the Blues. She was a foster mom and grandma to many children throughout the years.

Ella is survived by her children, Linda (Dennis) Eichenberg, Larry (Cynthia) Turner, Richard (Carolyn) Turner, and Archie Davis; grandchildren, Kevin, Cyntennia, Lamont, Chris, Lance, Lana, Ed, and John, and Jerusha, and many great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, James White, William White, and Horace White; daughters, Dorothy Nixon and Delores Thomas and grandson, Aaron Davis.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, August 14, 2014, from 4 until 8 p.m. at Blanchard-Strabler Funeral Home, 1163 W. Sylvania Ave. 419-269-1111. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Friday, August 15 at 11 a.m., followed by burial at Forest Cemetery.

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Published in Toledo Blade on Aug. 13, 2014
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