Nettie Marie Davis, 98

Nettie Marie Davis, 98, of Glenwood passed away Feb. 2, 2022. A private family service and interment will be held at a later date.

Nettie was born Feb. 2, 1924 in Kankakee, Ill. She graduated from the Gallagher School of Business and worked for both International Harvester and the Illinois Central Railroad in Chicago.

She married Thomas Ward Davis on Aug. 9, 1947 in Kankakee and they moved to Glenwood when Thomas obtained a position teaching high school mathematics.

Nettie was active in the community, initially as owner of the Chief Motel, then as a Realtor, member of the Board of Equalization, and member of P.E.O. She was an avid bridge player, golfer, and world traveler.

Nettie was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas; and grandson Matthew Davis. She is survived by children: Clinton (Shari) Davis of Arizona, Robin Davis of Colorado, Clayton (Julie) Davis of California and Spencer Davis of Iowa; grandchildren Sara (Carl) Teeple of California, Derek Davis of California, Emily Davis (fiancé Seth Opgenorth) of Wisconsin, Ellen Davis of California; great-grandchildren Matthew, Ava, and Zachary Teeple of California; Billie McCoy and many other friends.

Peterson Mortuary was in charge of arrangements.


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