Helen Lorena Davis, 89, of Newark, passed away May 17, 2012, at Autumn Care Center in Newark. She was born on September 30, 1922, in Clarksburg, West Virginia to the late Morty and Harriett (Swaggart) Dotson. Helen was a member of Welsh Hills Baptist Church, Newark.
She is survived by her loving family: children, Connie Mc- Farland of Warren, Ohio, Danny Davis of Arizona, Kathy Jefferies of Newark, Marc (Peggy) Davis of Zanesville, Mabel (Keith) Christian of Florida, Crystal Browning of Millersport, and Clarice (Tony) Durtschi of Glenford; 19 grandchildren; 17 greatgrandchildren; one great-great grandchild; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Varner Paul “Jack” Davis, January, 1980; two sons, Rickey and Olie Davis; an infant son; granddaughter, Kara Jefferies; and 11 brothers and sisters.
A funeral service, celebrating Helen’s life, was held May 20, 2012, at the Kirkersville home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, 285 East Main St., with Pastor John Fields officiating. Burial followed in Kirkersville Cemetery.
Condolences may be sent to: www.hoskinsonfuneral.com
Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, Kirkersville, is honored to care for the Davis family.