Leta “Faye” Davis, 88, passed away June 15, 2019.
She was born in Lamar, Indiana on March 18, 1931 to the late Omer Conner and Marguerite (VanWinkle) White. Also preceding her in death was her husband William “Bill” Davis in 2011; a sister, Betty Leibering and brothers, Rex and Max Conner.
Faye was 1949 graduate of Dale High School and earned her nursing degree from University of Evansville. She had worked as an RN at the Rockport Power Plant and in 1996, retired from Indiana Dept. of Corrections in Branchville. She was a member of Tell City First United Methodist Church and the American Legion Auxiliary Unit #213. In her younger years, Faye and her husband Bill enjoyed crafting and fishing together. She was a talented painter and liked flower gardening, especially her roses and spending time with her family and grandchildren.
Surviving are her children, Lisa Newton (Rick), Tell City, Teri Platts (Brad), Newburgh, Kay Bryant (Charlie), Placentia, CA and Betty Beasley (David), Dale; grandchildren, Lauren Frank, Megan Younger (Adam) and Aaron Newton; great grandchildren, Eli, Theo and Savannah Younger.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM CDT on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at Huber Funeral Home, Tell City Chapel. Pastor Samuel Padgett will officiate. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 3:00-7:00 PM and Wednesday 9:00-11:00 AM at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.
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