The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas


February 20, 2013

Joyce Faye Davis

Graveside services for Joyce Faye Davis, 71, of Palestine, will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at Land of Memory Cemetery with the Rev. Joe Fauss officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Bailey & Foster.

Mrs. Davis died Saturday at Hospice Homeplace in Tyler.

She was born Feb. 24, 1941 in Missouri to Toy and Opal Hubbard Walton.

Mrs. Davis was a homemaker and a member of the Assembly of God Church. She was a ministers wife for many years. She loved wildlife, traveling, gardening, painting, writing and witnessing to everyone she met.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husbands, A.E. (Gene) Davis and Don Miller.

Mrs. Davis is survived by her daughter, Deanna Underhill and husband Chip of Cedar Hill; stepdaughter, Rhonda Miller of Rockford, Ill; son, Kieth Davis and wife Sara of Palestine; stepsons, Ronnie Miller of Rockford, Ill, and Ricky Miller of Wappapello, Mo.; sisters, Shelly Cady of California, and Helen Umphenour of Wappapello, Mo.; a brother, Vern Walton of New London; three grandchildren, Kiethen Davis, Mistie Underhill and Kristian Davis; two great-grandchildren, Kylee Davis and Cooper Davis.

Condolence calls will be received from 6 to  8 p.m. today at Bailey & Foster Funeral Home.

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