John C. Davis

John C. Davis Sr., 90, formerly of Anna, died Monday, Jan. 10, 2011, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.

Johnnie was born on May 11, 1920, in Anna, the son of Ira and Iva Davis.

He married Shirley West of Anna on Nov. 7, 1942.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley; their four sons and daughters-in-law, John and Julie Davis of Goreville, Tom and Lana Davis of Carbondale, Don Wayne and Donna Davis of Carbondale, and Mike and Kitty Davis of Carbondale; grandchildren Amy Davis, Craig and Jill Davis, J.T. and Kelly Davis, Lana and Roy Galan, Nikki and Paul Bell, Robert Davis, Christopher Davis, Allison Davis and James Davis; and eight great-grandchildren.

Services were at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 12, at the First United Methodist Church in Carbondale, with the Rev. John Annable officiating.

Memorials can be made to Shirley West Davis Athletic Scholarship Fund at the SIU Foundation.

Huffman-Harker Funeral Home in Carbondale was in charge of arrangements.


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