Ivalu Ellis Davis

February 21, 1934February 17, 2019

Ivalu Davis age 84, passed away on February 17, 2019, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, MO.

She was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church in Sikeston, MO., and worked for the Sikeston Public School system for many years.

Born February 21, 1934, in West Salem, IL., to the late Pete and Pearl Bradham Ellis.

On November 9, 1983 in Bloomfield, MO., she married John Davis Jr. who preceded her in death on March 3, 2015.

Survivors include: four sons and two daughters-in-law, James and Kimberly Davis of Central City, KY., Jim and Carol Dow of Sikeston, MO., Robert Dow of Manito, IL., and Marion Dow of Sikeston, MO.; two daughters, Jennie Dow of Manito, IL., and Sue Ann Dow of Sikeston, MO. She is also survived by more than 50 grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren, all of whom she loved dearly.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two other husbands, F.M. "Jim" Dow and Frank McTaggert; two daughters, Mary Lou Prosise and Linda Landreth; three brothers, Eugene Ellis, Floyd Ellis and Donald Ellis; and one sister, Bernice Ellis.

Visitation will be Tuesday February 19, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of funeral service at 11:00 a.m. at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston, MO., with Bro. Joe McCullough, officiating. Interment will follow at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield, MO.

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Kari Markland

February 19, 2019

I was part of this family for 14 years. Ivalu was a very special lady. She always showed me love. When my own mother passed I looked to her for that mother roll and she was there. I love you like she was my own mother. May she Rest In Peace along side her husband John Davis (a very good man). My thoughts and prayers are with the family. My the loving memories out shine the loss.
Love you all, Kari