Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Obit of Judith (Conibear) Davis

NORMAL — Judith M. Davis, 76, of Lake Wildwood, Varna, died Wednesday (Sept. 7, 2016) at her home. Born Nov. 27, 1939, in Normal, to Joseph and Leona White Conibear, she married George Davis on Jan. 27, 1963, in Chatsworth. George passed away on Feb. 24, 2015. Judith was an amazing cook and great with floral design. While raising a family, she worked at many floral shops, eventually running her own, The Flower Cart, in Chatsworth for many years. She was part owner of S&J Catering in Chatsworth, and later Three Sisters Tea Room in Bloomington. In retirement in Lake Wildwood, her family, friends and her church, the First Baptist Church of Sparland, took importance. Judith would drive people to appointments or help run the church kitchen for events. She enjoyed the Herb Guild and The Red Hat Society. Judith is survived by her daughters, Maureen Miller, Normal, and Suzanne (Mike) Schall, Cullom; brother, Grant Conibear, Northport, Fla.; sisters, Jan Yoder, Normal, and Julie Schultz, Reddick; grandchildren, Jeremy Dockery, Lake Wildwood; John Schall, Urbana; Rachel Schall, Effingham; Daniel Schall, Melvin; and Jared Miller, Normal; and family friend, Steve Medearis, Chillicothe. She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Barbara Dockery; and son-in-law, David Miller. Cremation rites have been accorded and a memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, with visitation from 9 to 11 a.m., at First Baptist Church in Sparland. Private family scattering of ashes will be at a later date. Memorials can be made to her church. Condolences can be left at lenzmemorialhome.com.

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