Lois Marie Davis

March 7, 1935November 6, 2018

Lois M. Davis age 83, of LaBelle, FL, formerly of Cortland, OH passed away November 6, 2018, Heartland Healthcare in Fort Myers, FL. Lois was born March 7, 1935 in Morgantown, West VA to parents, Lenial O. Starkey and Effie D. (Whipkey) Starkey. Lois enjoyed life and was a lifelong horseback enthusiast. She lived life to the fullest doing and accomplishing what she loved in life. She loved horseback riding, showing, and was a 4-H advisor. She also had a love of dogs, which included raising, breeding, showing, and judging of various breeds. Lois was very active in community affairs such as the American Red Cross, and Trumbull County Red Cross that led her to being commissioned to the “Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels”. Over the years, she was involved in various women’s organizations such as Caldron, Eastern Star, Ladies of the Shrine to name a few. Lois graduated from Choffin School of Nursing and worked as an LPN for many years at various medical facilities in OH & FL. She was a member of United Methodist Church, LaBelle, FL. She is preceded in death by her parents; brother, Vernon Starkey; sister, Ethleen (Teen) McGuire; and daughter, Belinda Bodkin. Lois is survived by her husband of 67 years, Kenneth L. Davis; daughter, Laurie (John) Markovich of Cortland, OH; son, Kenneth R. Davis of Palm Beach Gardens, FL; son in law, Timothy Bodkin; grandchildren, Kristine Agel, Jeremy Markovich, John Markovich, Christopher Davis, Richard Davis, and Jason Bodkin; great-grandchildren, Sahara Agel, Allison Agel, Ethan Markovich, Henry Markovich, Charles Markovich, Holly Markovich, Kayden Davis, Jordyn Bodkin, and Mark Southwick A graveside service will be held at Hodges Funeral Home at Lee Memorial Park, Ft Myers, FL on November 17, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. For information call 239-334-4880.


  • Committal Service Saturday, November 17, 2018

Lois Marie Davis

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