Amy Davis

Thursday, March 29, 2007

CAIRO, Ill. -- Amy E. Davis, 87, of Ottawa, Ill., formerly of Cairo, died Tuesday, March 27, 2007, at Ottawa Pavilion Nursing Home.

She was born Nov. 11, 1919, in Cairo, daughter of William Andrew and Ruth Dunlap Downs. She married George W. Davis, who died in 1974.

Davis was a retired salesclerk. She was a member of the Methodist Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Shirley Grogan of Gonzales, Texas.

She was preceded in death by a brother and a sister.

There is no visitation.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Green Lawn Memorial Gardens in Villa Ridge, Ill., with the Rev. Kelly Cox officiating.

Barkett Funeral Home in Cairo is in charge of arrangements.