Carlyle W. Davis

Peoria Journal Star, July 27, 2002, Page: B05

FOREST CITY - Carlyle W. Davis, 83, of Forest City died at 5:45 a.m. Wednesday, July 24, 2002, at Pekin Living and Rehab.

Born March 27, 1919, in Rushville to Clyde and Bertha Humphrey Davis, he married Jennie VanSickle on Sept. 21, 1963, in Peoria. She survives.

Also surviving are one daughter of Peoria; three sons, all of Peoria; nine grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

He was a World War II Army veteran.

A member of Teamsters Local 627, he drove trucks for Scenica Trucking Co., Peoria Blacktop, Culligan Trucking Co. and McDougal and Hartman Trucking Co.

He was a member of Full Abundant Life Church in Manito.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Parkview Cemetery in Peoria. Loyd Sutterfield will officiate. There will be no visitation. Woolsey Funeral Home in Pekin is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to any charity.


Gladys Holmes Miller Adkins Davis

Peoria Journal Star, July 29, 1996

ASTORIA - Gladys Adkins Davis, 79, of Rural Route 1, Box 69, died at 4:05 a.m. Sunday, July 28, 1996, at McDonough District Hospital in Macomb.

She was born Dec. 12, 1916, in Mason County to Dolly Holmes. She was adopted by David and Minnie Miller. She married Carroll Adkins on Dec. 12, 1951. She later married Robert Davis in 1956. He died Jan. 20, 1971. One son, Arlie Adkins, one sister, one brother and one granddaughter also preceded her in death.

Surviving are four sons, Robert, Jody, Gary and Ray Adkins; three daughters, Judy Lynn, Roberta Gobel and Rosemary John; six sisters, Florence Williams, Frances DeFord, Delores Dye, Mazie Nunn, Marlene Searle and Maureen Trice; four brothers, Richard, Bobby, Larry and Jimmy Holmes; 22 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

She was a member of Summum Christian Church in Summum.

Graveside services will be at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Bath Cemetery in Bath. Kevin Sager will officiate. There will be no visitation. Arrangements are by Hurley Funeral Home, Havana.

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association.


State Journal-Register, Springfield, IL, July 29, 1996

ASTORIA - Gladys Adkins Davis, 79, of rural Astoria died Sunday at McDonough District Hospital in Macomb.

Survivors: four sons, Robert, Jody, Gary and Ray Adkins; three daughters, Judy Lynn, Roberta Gobel and Rosemary John; 22 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; six sisters, Florence Williams, Frances DeFord, Dolores Dye, Mazie Nunn, Marlene Searle and Maureen Trice; four brothers, Richard, Bobby, Larry and Jimmy Holmes.

Graveside services: 2:30 p.m. Wednesday in Bath Cemetery.

Hurley Funeral Home in Havana is in charge of arrangements.

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