Velma E. Davis

Velma E. Davis, 94, of Perryville, Missouri passed away Tuesday, November 7, 2023 at Independence Care Center of Perry County.


She was born October 10, 1929 in Altenburg, MO to John and Emma (Noennig) Wichern.


She and Richard  Davis were married May 1, 1949 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Perryville.  He preceded her in death on September 6, 2017.


Velma was a Home Maker. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Ladies Aid and American Legion Auxiliary.


Survivors include son, Larry R. (Mary) Davis of Tulsa, OK; two daughters, Barbara A. (Roger) Wibbenmeyer of Perryville, MO, Sharon K. (Robert) Wibbenmeyer of Uniontown, MO; seven grandchildren and sixteen great grandchildren.


She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and sister, Mary Jane Mattes.


Visitation will be from 8:30 am to 11:00 am on Friday, November 10, 2023 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Perryville.


Funeral Service will be at 11:00 am Friday, November 10, 2023 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Perryville with Rev. Matthew Marks officiating.


Burial will be at Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery in Perryville.


Memorial contributions may be given to Immanuel Lutheran Church or Crown Hospice.


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Ford & Young Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.