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Carol Y. Davis

8/25/1934 - 3/11/2018

PEORIA ~ Carol Yvonne Davis, 83, of Peoria, passed away at 8:25 a.m. Sunday, March 11, 2018 at Heartland at Riverview in East Peoria.

She was born August 25, 1934 in Pekin to William “Mike” and Imogene C. “Jean” (Jennings) Ehrett.  Her parents and one sister, Donna J. Eicher, preceded her in death.

Surviving are two sons, Mike (Jan) Davis of North Pekin and Roger Fisher of Pekin; one daughter, Tammy Branchfield of North Carolina; five grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and one brother, Jack W. Ehrett of Peoria.

Carol had previously worked for Caterpillar, Inc. as a both a factory worker and office worker.  She also had formerly worked in the office at Hyster.

Her graveside service will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday, March 16, 2018 at Glendale Memorial Gardens in Pekin.  Pastor Kent Smith with Harvest Bible Chapel Peoria will officiate.  There will be no visitation.  Arrangements are by Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.

Memorial contributions may be made to Rheumatoid Arthritis Foundation, P.O. Box 1996, Windermere, Florida  34786, St. Jude Midwest Affiliate or Children’s Hospital of Illinois, both at 530 N.E. Glen Oak Ave., Peoria, IL 61637.

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