YORKTOWN — Mildred I. (Heisner) Davis, 90, passed into the arms of our Lord on Saturday morning at Elmcroft of Muncie. She was born on March 26, 1922, in East St. Louis, Ill. The daughter of Leonard H. and Mary K. (Feltmeyer) Heisner, she was raised in Pinckneyville, Ill. Following her marriage to Samuel J. Davis on Aug. 14, 1943, they moved to Washington where they lived and raised their two children, Stephen J. Davis and Mary Sue (Davis) Allen. Several years after her beloved Sam’s death, Mildred moved to Carmel where she lived for 22 years. She moved to Muncie four years ago to be close to her daughter and son-in-law, where she was a resident of Elmcroft Assisted Living Facility. Mildred is survived by her daughter, MarySue Allen (husband Terry) of Yorktown; her daughter-in-law, Mary Jane Davis of Worden, Ill.; eight grandchildren, Andrea R. Wittmer (husband Shawn) of Evansville, Jennifer S. Sipe of Carmel, Samuel H. Davis of Worden, Karoline M. Henson (husband Jeremy) of Cumming, Ga., Katie J.Carrier (husband Zach) of Chicago, Ill., Holly J. McKenna (husband David) of Roswell, Ga., Stephen J. Davis Jr. of Worden, and Ashley E. Griffith of Carmel; eight great-grandchildren, Noah, Margot and Adeline Wittmer, Elizabeth Carrier, Jack and Brody McKenna, Findley and Bridgett Henson; three brothers, Leonard J. Heisner (wife Marilyn) of Pinckneyville, Ill., Nelvin Heisner of St. Louis, Mo., and Eldon Bigham (wife Gloria) of Glen Carbon, Ill.; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Sam; her son Stephen; three sisters, Norma Heisner, Marie Stanton and Betty Sims; and a brother, William Heisner. Mildred was a loving and devoted mother and grandmother who set an outstanding example of service to others. As her children were growing up she spent many hours as a Girl Scout Leader and Boy Scout Den Mother. Mildred served as president and other offices of a variety of local literary and service organization in Washington including the Daviess County Hospital Board, Browning Club, Eastern Star Chapter 210, and Locomotive Engineers Ladies Auxiliary. She was an elder in the Presbyterian Church, Westminster Presbyterian in Washington and later Orchard Park Presbyterian in Carmel. Her love of the church is evident in the number of committees and offices that she tirelessly served. Mildred managed Betsy’s Hallmark and later Betsy’s Gift Shop both in Washington. Her creativity was evident in her love of painting as she was a member of the Daviess County Art League and enjoyed displaying her art at a variety of local events. Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday at Valhalla-Gaerner-Holton Funeral Home in Belleville, Ill. Burial will follow in Valhalla Gardens of Memory in Belleville. Friends may call at Valhalla-Gaerner-Holten Funeral Home in Belleville from noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday. Memorials may be directed to Southern Care Hospice, 3414 W. Fox Ridge Lane, Muncie, IN 47304 Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.meeksmortuary.com
March 26, 1922 - Dec. 15, 2012
Daniel E. Foster
Daniel E. Foster, 65, died Thursday afternoon at his residence.
Born Dec. 3, 1947 in Montgomery, he was the son of Virgil and Mary (Yates) Foster. He graduated from Alfordsville High School in 1965.
Mary Fay Willis, 85, of Washington, died at 4:25 a.m. Wednesday at Eastgate Manor. Born July 24, 1927, in Vincennes, she was the daughter of Farris and Chrystal (Lamb) Wise.
Paisley Ann Morgan, two weeks old, of Washington, passed away at 5:25 p.m. Wednesday at Riley Children’s Hospital in Indianapolis. Born April 30, 2013, in Newburgh, she was the daughter of Ryan and Brittany (Babrick) Morgan.
Mildred ‘Millie’ Beck
Mildred “Millie” (Mahan) Beck, 87, of Washington, passed away peacefully at 5:29 p.m. Wednesday with her family by her side at Daviess Community Hospital.
Shirley J. Ausbrook passed away Tuesday at 4:15 p.m. at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes. Shirley was born on Feb. 3, 1939, in Clay City, Ill., to Leo and Vida E. Murbarger.
Cathy Lynn Gould, 62 of Washington, died at 11:47 a.m. Friday at her residence. She was the daughter of Hugh O. and Phyllis (Madden) McLemore, and lived in Washington nearly all her life.
Frank Price, 77, of Washington, died at 5:15 a.m. Tuesday at Hillside Manor. Born June 29, 1935, in Loogootee, he was the son of Agatha (Spaulding) and Francis Price Sr.
Eileen Cole, 86, died at 9:57 a.m. Monday at the Loogootee Nursing Center. Born Sept. 19, 1926, in Daviess County, she was the daughter of Frank and Connie (Jackman) Swickard.
Imogene Richardson, 88, of Washington, died at 9:32 p.m. Saturday at Washington Nursing Center. Born Sept. 21, 1924, in New Harmony, she was the daughter of George and Helen (Fisher) Jacobs.
Barton L. Webber
Barton L. Webber, 75, died at 6:25 a.m. Sunday at his residence. Born Oct. 11, 1937, in Washington, he was the son of Floyd and Violet (Ross) Webber.
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