Obituary for Barbara Davis, 88

September 29,1930 To October 26,2014,


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Barbara Davis 1930 -2014 Longtime Fayette resident, Barbara Davis, passed away at Boone Hospital October 26, 2014. She was 84 years of age. Barbara H. Davis was born September 29, 1930 in Greenville, ME to Joseph George and Elizabeth (Hamilton) Hartsgrove. She was a graduate of Colby College in ME. She was married to Humphrey Denny Davis June 5, 1954 in Bath, ME. Barbara traveled with her husband all over the World when he was working with United Press International. In 1984 Mr. Davis became the editor and publisher of the Fayette newspapers. He preceded her in death on December 30, 2006. Mrs. Davis was active in civic affairs serving on the Fayette City Council for a number of years, Fayette Heritage Association, P.E.O., Chapter GG, Central Missouri Area Agency on Aging, and P.A.W.S. Barbara was a member of the Fayette Senior Center Board for 30 years and was very instrumental in getting the center incorporated. She would cook; deliver meals on wheels and play games with other seniors. She enjoyed cooking, reading, and playing card and board games and was an active member of Linn Memorial United Methodist Church. In 2008 she made her home at the Golden Living Center in Glasgow until the time of her death. Barbara is survived by one nephew, Jay McIntosh of Wiscasset, ME and two nieces, Laura Lea Springer of Stetson, ME and Holly Guillory of Penobscot, ME and a number of great nieces, nephews and friends. Besides her parents and husband she was preceded in death by a son, Thomas Shackelford Davis in 2004. Barbara requested no funeral service at this time. Her cremains will be returned back to her home in Maine. Memorial requests may be made to P.A.W.S.