Doris Davis


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Posted Online: Jan. 09, 2013, 6:01 pm
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Doris E. Davis, 78, formerly of East Moline, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at Illini Restorative Care, Silvis, with her granddaughter at her side.
Funeral services are 11 a.m. Friday at Van Hoe Funeral Home, East Moline. Visitation is from 9 a.m. until service time. Burial is at Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline. Memorials may be made to Quad City Animal Welfare, Milan.
Doris Ullrick was born on June 9, 1934, in Cincinnati, Iowa, the daughter of Charles and Irma Beard Ullrick. She married Edward Davis on Aug. 10, 1951, in East Moline. He died Jan. 1, 2002.
Doris had owned and operated the former Doris' Beauty Shop and later 10 1/2 years at Donut Delite. She enjoyed cooking and sewing. Doris was a proud and loving grandmother and great-grandmother.
Survivors include her son, Ricky L. Davis, Tuscon, Ariz.; grandchildren, Doug Davis, Silvis, Darren Davis, Silvis, and Jeni (Dale) Harris, Las Vegas, Nev., who refers to her grandmother as a special angel; great-grandchildren, Paige, Preston, Slade, Dalton and Arian; and her sister, Louise (Orville) Thackery, Geneseo.
She was preceded in death by her parents, six brothers and two sisters.
A special thank you to Tammy Davis, Kay Lawton and Illini Restorative Care for all of their care and compassion.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.vanhoe.com.












 



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