Grace Edith Davis, 88, lifelong resident of Siloam Springs, Arkansas passed away Saturday, September 24, 2022, at her home surrounded by her family.
Grace was born on February 6, 1934, in Siloam Springs. She was one of twelve children born to Ben Davidson and Viola Kennedy Davidson. She married William “Bill” Davis on October 17, 1949, in Bentonville, Arkansas, celebrating almost 73 years of marriage. Grace worked several jobs including the Siloam Springs School District where she drove a school bus for 28 years. She also worked for Allen’s Canning, and the Woodland Manor Nursing Home. She enjoyed her flowers, gardening, country music, burning brush piles in the yard and she loved cooking meals for family dinners. But most of all she loved her family, raising children and grandchildren, watching them grow and loving them all. Her passion was helping everyone she could. She was a member of the House of Prayer Church.
Grace was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Ronnie Davis; one daughter, Linda DeMoss; brothers, Joe Davidson, Bill Davidson, Howard Davidson, Junior Davidson, Lester Davidson, and Bob Davidson; and sisters, Mae Parsley, Marie Parsley, Irene Rotrammel, and Betty Farmer.
She is survived by her loving husband, Bill Davis of the home; sons, Roger Davis and wife Amy of Siloam Springs, Rodney Davis and wife Kyla of Colcord, Oklahoma; daughters, Karen Sisney and husband Don of Siloam Springs, Sandy Scott and husband Emmitt of Kansas, Oklahoma,; one brother, Jim Davidson of Siloam Springs; Bill and Grace also raised three grandchildren, Stacy Fullerton of Siloam Springs, Brenda Murphy of Siloam Springs and Kyle Davis of Colcord, Oklahoma; nineteen grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren and great great grandchildren, along with many friends and other family members.
Visitation will be held at the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home on Wednesday, September 28, 2022, from 5:00pm to 8:00pm.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, September 29, 2022, at 10:00am at the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Chapel. Pastors Mark Rotramel and Eddie Rotramel will officiate the services, with burial being conducted at the Martin Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home of Siloam Springs, AR. Please visit www.Backstrom-pyeatte.com to sign the online guestbook.