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Florence Davis


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Florence Davis Obituary

Florence Leora (Hebdon) Davis, 91, passed away peacefully May 13, 2018, in Idaho Falls, surrounded by her family. What a glorious Mother's Day for our Mom.

Florence was born in Taylor, Idaho, on Oct. 18, 1926, to Melvin J. Hebdon and Florence May (Egbert) Hebdon. They later moved to Idaho Falls to a home her father had built. That is where she and her six sisters were raised. Florence graduated from Idaho Falls High School in 1944.

She met Earl Kay Davis in 1946 on a blind date. After a short courtship, they were married on her birthday, Oct. 18, 1946. They made their first home in Rexburg. They subsequently moved to Twin Falls, Idaho, and in 1954, they moved into their home in Ammon where they raised their eight children and resided for the last 64 years.

Florence loved to sing and watch her children as they grew up. She was a staunch protector of her children. Her passion truly was her family. She was a member of the LDS faith and held many different positions in the church through the years.

Florence is survived by her husband, E. Kay Davis; her sister, Bernetta Anderson (John); her eight children: Steven Davis, of Idaho Falls; Blaine Davis (Jackie), of Idaho Falls; Susan Carter (Don), of Roberts; Kevin Davis (Debi), of Idaho Falls; Wendy Davis, of Idaho Falls; Mark Davis, of Meridian, Idaho; Scott Davis, of Grantsville, Utah; and Tim Davis, of Rigby; as well as 41 grandchildren, 38 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandson, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Florence was preceded in death by her parents; sisters: Ramona Hansen, Barbara Wewers, Meldeane Whitmill, Peggy Ogle and Kathy Shepherd; one son, David Kay Davis; two grandsons, Zachary Davis and Uriah McIntyre; and one great-grandson, Simon Davis.

Mom will be dearly missed but lovingly remembered in our hearts forever. She truly was the best mom ever.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be sent to the Suicide Prevention Awareness program (SPAN). You may contact Sheila at [email protected] for information on how to make your donation.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 19, at Coltrin Mortuary, 2100 First St., Idaho Falls. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday and one hour prior to services, both times at the mortuary. Burial will be at Ammon Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.coltrinmortuary.com.

Published in Post Register from May 17 to May 18, 2018
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