Betty E. Davis, 89, of Taylorville, IL, died at 3:00 am Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at her residence.

She was born December 30, 1923 in Aukland, New Zealand, the daughter of William and Ella Middleton Terry.  In 1944 she married Roy Leach in New Zealand and he preceded her in death in 1961. She then married Robert Davis in 1970 and he preceded her in 1983.

Surviving are her daughters: Shirley Niethe and Cathy Leach of Taylorville, and Marlo Bailey of Arkansas.  There are 9 Grandchildren, 19 Great Grandchildren, and 7 Great-great Grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents, 2 husbands, 1 brother, 1 sister, a Grandchild and one Great-great Grandchild.

There will be no services or visitation.

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