Remmert Funeral Home

521 East Washington Street, East Peoria, IL


Doris F. Davis

June 18, 1930December 27, 2019

Doris F. Davis, age 89, of East Peoria, passed away peacefully Friday, Dec. 27, 2019 at 8:06 a.m. at Pekin Manor. She was born June 18, 1930 in East Prairie, MO to Doss and Vera (Hanor) Baker. She married James Davis on July 28, 1950 in East Peoria. He passed away Dec. 28, 2008 in East Peoria. She was also preceded in death by her parents, and two brothers-in-law: Clyde Emerson and Ken Bogard. Survivors include one son, Philip (Babette) Davis of East Peoria, one brother, Ralph (Vicki) Baker of Grants Pass, OR, two sisters: JoAnne Emerson of Ft Myers, FL, Sue Bogard of Cabot, AR, and several nieces and nephews. Doris worked at Woolworths and then Caterpillar until the birth of her son. She was a member of Bayview Baptist Church, and was a devout Christian who loved the Lord. She played the organ for many years at Averyville Baptist and Bayview Baptist Church. Private graveside services will be in Fondulac Cemetery in East Peoria. Remmert Funeral Home in East Peoria is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made to Bayview Baptist Church. You may view Doris’s obituary online at www.remmertfuneralhome.com


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Mike and Kim Emerson

December 31, 2019

We have fond memories of Doris and Jim through out the years. Our prayers are with the family through this difficult time.