Mercedes R. Davis, 85, of Bellefontaine and formerly of Lakeview, passed away Wednesday evening, July 31, 2013 at Mary Rutan Hospital, Bellefontaine.
She was born on August 18, 1927 in Bellefontaine to the late Floyd & Ruth McGee Stratton. In September 1946, she married John F. Davis and he preceded her in death in 1986. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Bill and grandson, Franklin Davis.
She is survived by a son, Philip (Marty) Davis of Huntsville, OH, a daughter, Aliese Davis of Hurst, TX, a granddaughter and grandson, a step-grandson, three great grandchildren, three sisters, Dortha Kaser of Kenton, OH, Thelma Price of Belle Center, OH, and Nathalie (Robert) Clem of DeGraff, OH, and many nieces and nephews.
Mercedes was a 1946 graduate from Stokes Local School in Lakeview. She retired from Siemens Manufacturing in 1988 after 30 years.
Reverend Bryan Meadows will begin funeral services at 2:00 pm, Sunday, August 4, 2013 at Shoffstall Funeral Home, Lakeview. Visitation is Saturday, August 3rd from 2-4 & 6-8 pm at the funeral home. Burial is in Huntsville Cemetery.
Contributions may be given in her name to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.
Arrangements are in the care of Shoffstall Funeral Home, Lakeview. Condolences may be expressed at www.shoffstallfuneralhome.com.