Marilyn Kay Davis, age 82, of DeGraff, Ohio was set free from debilitating dementia to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ Saturday, February 26, 2022.
She was born in DeGraff December 25, 1939, a daughter of the late George and Dorothy (Shultz) Ellis.
Marilyn was married to her devoted husband, Charles M. Davis for over 63 years. Along with Charles, she will be deeply missed by her children, Linda Sprague, Steve (Patti) Davis, Brenda (Joe) Wicker and Tim (Emily) Davis; her 16 grandchildren, Meghan (Theron) Krusling, Ben (Michelle) Sprague, Mark (Mary) Sprague, Lizabeth (Andrew) Crone, Katie (Mike) Anasis, David (Angelyn) Davis, Michael (Amanda) Davis, Charlie (Megan) Wicker, Thomas Wicker, Helayna (Zach) Epps, Karoline Wicker, Natalie Wicker, Nathan (Erika) Davis, Jessica Davis, Lauryn Davis, and Marissa Davis, and 28 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister, Carol (Dale) Baughman.
Marilyn graduated from DeGraff High School in 1957. She was the treasurer of Riverside Schools for 17 years. She had been a member of the Logansville Church and more recently attended the Calvary Baptist Church in Bellefontaine. She enjoyed serving in various children’s ministries and hosted a weekly afternoon children’s Bible Club in her home for many years. Marilyn enjoyed family gatherings and cooking her favorite recipes. She really liked celebrating Christmas with her family. She also enjoyed attending local sporting events.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, March 2, 2022 from 5 to 8 p.m. and Thursday, March 3, 2022 from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in DeGraff.
Michael Mariage will conduct the funeral service at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, March 3, 2022 at the funeral home.
Burial will follow the funeral service at the Cedar Point Cemetery in Pasco Ohio.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Marilyn’s name to:
Pacific Garden Mission
1458 South Canal St. Chicago IL 60607 or
online at https://www.pgm.org/donate
The staff of the Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in DeGraff is honored to serve the Davis family.