Karen Kathleen Davis, 79


Karen Kathleen Davis, 79, of Udall, died March 22, 2020, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

She was born July 29, 1940, in Tecumseh, the daughter of Eldon Pitcock and Linnie Marie Crawford Pitcock (Ingram). She graduated from Gainesville High School in 1958. 

On Nov. 5, 1959, in Knob Noster, she married Lawrence David “Dave” Davis. She was a loving mother and grandmother. She was someone who never met a stranger and always put others first. She held a pilot’s license, was a great cook and enjoyed going to flea markets, traveling and feeding wildlife. 

She is survived by two children, Lisa Keller of West Plains and Dana Taylor and husband Chet of Brixey; one daughter-in-law, Chris Davis; six grandchildren, Keith Davis, Tara Hendrickson and husband Jeremy, Cindy Hensley, Jonathan Mitchell and wife Amanda, Jessica Mitchell, and Ben Mitchell and wife Jessica; 12 great-grandchildren; her mother, Linnie Ingram; two brothers, Marlyn Pitcock and wife Charlene, and Lyndon Pitcock and wife Linaia; one sister, Kris Luebbert; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father, Eldon Pitcock; her husband, Lawrence David “Dave” Davis, who died one month earlier, on Feb. 22; and one son, Lawrence David “Larry” Davis II.

Arrangements by Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, West Plains. 

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