RUTH H. DAVIS
Ruth H. Davis, 85, of Mt. Vernon died 3:15 p.m.
July 28, 2005, at Casey Care Center in Mt. Vernon.
She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Davis was born Aug. 12, 1919, in Franklin County
to Walter and Claudia (Meeps) Gulley. She married J.
Donald Davis Nov. 4, 1939, in St. Charles, Mo.; he died
May 3, 1997.
Graveside services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday at South
Hickory Hill Cemetery in rural Jefferson County. Gene Fox
will officiate. Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday
at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.
Mrs. Davis is survived by sons William D. "Bill" Davis and
wife Karen of Ogden and Bobbie E. Davis and wife Diana of Mt. Vernon;
eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two
brothers and four sisters.
For those who wish, Memorials may be made to South Hickory Hill
Cemetery and will be accepted at the funeral home or may
be mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home,
where you may call 242-3348 for further information.
Date: Fri 29 July 2005
Source: Mt. Vernon Register News, Mt. Vernon, IL
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman