Mrs. Patricia M. Davis, Abingdon Chapel

94 of Abingdon, passed away at 11:53 a.m. Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at the Care Center of Abingdon, where she had resided since 2011.

She was born January 18, 1923 in Saluda, Illinois, the daughter of Edward and Gladys Marie Whipple Benson.  She married Alden Davis on August 22, 1942 in Kahoka, Missouri.  He preceded her in death on May 6, 1987.  She was also preceded in death by her parents.

Pat is survived by a half-sister, Carol Messer of Yelm, Washington; her brother-in-law and his wife, Jim and Roberta Davis of Abingdon; cousins and several nieces and nephews and their families.

Pat grew up in Saluda, which was a small town located between Abingdon and Galesburg on the Lake Bracken road.  She graduated from Galesburg High School in 1940.  She worked as an assembler at the former Gale Products in Galesburg.  She was a member of the Abingdon Christian Church.  Pat and her husband started the Abingdon Food Pantry in a small downtown building owned by Tony Ippolito and later worked out of their home on South Main Street in Abingdon.  She was dedicated in helping those in need.  She was a loyal Chicago Cubs fan and an animal lover.

Cremation will be accorded.  To celebrate her life, a memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at the Abingdon Christian Church.  Rev. Darryl McDaniel will officiate.  A time of food and fellowship will follow the service at the church.  Burial of her ashes in the Abingdon Cemetery will be private.  Hinchliff-Pearson-West Abingdon Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the Abingdon Food Pantry.

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3 Guestbook Entries to “Mrs. Patricia M. Davis, Abingdon Chapel”

  1. Sorry to hear about Pat’s passing, she was a good friend. She was a loyal church goer. Was close friends of family members especially Bob and Mari Dickerson. Pat will be missed. Thought and prayers to family members.
    Clarence and Dorothy

  2. Pat was an absolute beautiful soul and she is one angel that earned her wings here on earth. I will miss her advise, our visits and her heart warming smile. She will be missed!

  3. To the family

    Im so sorry for your loss. Pat was an angel to those who she came into contact with. She will be missed but not forgotten. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

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