Annie Mae Davis, 74, passed away at Memorial Medical Center, Springfield, IL on June 6, 2017 at 8:43 a.m.
Annie was born on December 30, 1942 in Mounds, IL. She is the daughter of Andrew and Ethel Nellie (Frazier) Hunt.
Annie married Ronald W. Davis May 19, 1965 in Lincoln, IL.
Annie was the last of her immediate family. She is preceded in death by her husband, Ronald Davis; parents; 1 child, Bonesia; 1 brother and 4 sisters.
She leaves her loving memories to be shared with her surviving daughters: Rowlettia "Letia” (Doug) Gossard, Springfield, IL and Annettia Davis – Cook, MN; 5 grandchildren: E’pris Krushall, Josh (Courtney) Gossard, Aly Gossard, Davin McCray and Janeesa Cook.
Annie valued education. She was Valedictorian of her class and went on to earn a degree in nursing at Carbondale University.
Annie worked at IL State School (Now known as Lincoln Developmental Center), St. Patricks Church Rectory (Now known as Holy Family), was a Foster Grandparent, assisted with the Head Start Program and a retiree from the State of Illinois.
Annie was a member of Holy Family Church, very kind and gentle soul. She had a loving and generous heart and was always giving to others. She enjoyed providing for her family, cooking, park recreation, eating at Bonanza and Western movies!
The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the doctors and nurses at Abraham Lincoln Hospital, Springfield Clinic, Memorial Hospital, the staff at Kroger Pharmacy, Help at Home, Memorial Home Health, Visiting Nurses and Therapist for all their support in her final months and days.
In lieu of flowers, Memorial donations can be made to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, NINDS. This is for research for early detection for Communicating and Non-Communicating Cerebrospinal Fluid, CFS.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday June 13, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln, IL.
A service for Annie Davis will be held on Wednesday June 14, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at Holy Family Church, Lincoln, IL with Father Simon Taabu officiating.
Burial will follow at Camp Butler, Springfield, IL.