Gladys Davis

Staff Writer
Morton Times-News

Gladys I. Davis, 92, of Morton, passed away at 2:20 p.m. Monday, Jan. 19, 2009, at Christian Buehler Home in Peoria.

Born Nov. 22, 1916, in Mount Sterling to Clarence and Ida Mae (McPhail) Campbell, she married Galen A. Davis May 20, 1944, in Peoria. He died Jan. 7, 1993.

Also preceding her in death were one brother and two sisters.

Surviving are three daughters, Melanie Iocona of San Antonio, Texas, Kathy (Wallace) Scott of Pinopolis, S.C., and Vicky (John) Dugger of Knoxville, Tenn.; four grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.

She graduated from Peoria High School and Brown’s Business College in Peoria, where she was a sorority sister.

She was a member of Grace Presbyterian Church in Peoria and a former member of the Morton Women’s Club and its Choir.

Services were Tuesday at Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home in Morton. Pastor Douglas Lightly officiated. Visitation preceded services at the funeral home. Burial was in Hillcrest Memory Gardens in Morton.

Memorials may be made to We Care, Inc., 622 W. Jackson St., Morton, IL 61550.

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