Kathryn Davis

Kathryn M. "Kate" Davis, 73, of Canton died at 2:48 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 19, 2005, at Graham Hospital's emergency room.

She was born May 18, 1931, in Kilbourne, a daughter of Arthur and Beula Musgrave Roach. She married Judge Estes in 1951 in Peoria. He died in 1982. She later married Wiley Davis in 1983. He died in 1984.

She also was preceded in death by one brother and two sisters.

Surviving are two daughters, Melody (and Dan) Spain of Lebanon, Mo., and Mendy McKenzie of Lewistown; three stepdaughters, Joyce (and Hoyt) Wilcoxen of Canton, Betty (and Wayne) Curless of Summum and Judy Turner of Fort Pierce, Fla.; two brothers, Butch Roach of Florida and Arthur Roach of Lake Camelot; 12 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; and John McNeil, with whom she made her home.

She worked at the Overall Factory for many years and at Day and Palin IGA in Lewistown.

She also was a grandparent for CIEDC Head Start in Lewistown.

Services were held Tuesday at Oaks-Hines Funeral Home in Canton. Burial was in Salem-Wilcoxen Cemetery in rural Bryant.

Memorials may be made to any charity.

From the Peoria Journal Star.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 2/23/2005

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