Beverly J. Davis
Age 89 of Canton passed away Tuesday June 22, 2021, following a brief battle with an aggressive form of ovarian cancer. She was born July 30, 1931, in Canton to the late Harry A. and Elsie L. (Lehner) Whitmer. Beverly was a 1949 graduate of McKinley High School and retired from the Canton City Schools in 1990 after 21 years of service. She was a loving and caring wife, mother and grandmother. Her baked goods were always offered at her table; there were no better pies or cookies. She is preceded in death by her husband, Benjamin F. Davis in 1982; three brothers, Kenneth, Russell and Eldridge Whitmer; infant brother, Richard Whitmer; stepson, Benjamin Davis Jr.; stepdaughter, Patricia Rosenberger. Beverly is survived by her daughter, Sandra Davis; three sons, Carl, Tom and Richard (Tammy) Davis; stepdaughter, Barbara (John) Kerns; stepson, John Davis; 12 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and 9 great-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be Tuesday June 29, 2021, at 2:00pm in the Kreighbaum-Sanders Funeral Home. Burial will be in Union Cemetery, Louisville. Friends and family will be received one hour before services on Tuesday (1-2pm). The family would like to thank her nurse, Crystal of Aultman Hospice for her care and compassion it was much appreciated. Condolences or fond memories may be shared online at www.sandersfuneralhomes.com.
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