JERSEYVILLE - Mary Frances Davis, 85, died Saturday, February 20, 2021 at St. Anthony's Hospital in Alton.
She was born in St. Genevieve, Missouri on November 3, 1935, and was the daughter of Delmar and Maudie (Gowen) Barton.
She is survived by her children and their spouses, James Bell and his companion, Kathy Turpin of Jerseyville, Karen and Dale Klunk of Dow, David Bell, and his companion, Sue Carey of Godfrey, Barbara Lucas of DeSoto, Mo., Molly and Kenny Harrison of Alton, Lisa Diane Davis of Elsah, James and Kendra Davis of Jerseyville, and Jeffrey and Julie Davis of Duncan, Oklahoma.; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; and two sisters, Janet Byington of Tennessee and Barbara Davis of Potosi, Mo.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John Henry Davis; four sons, Lee Bell, Kenney Bell, Boby Bell, and Terry Lynn Davis; grandchildren, Melissa Klunk, Jennifer Bell, and Daniel Allan Brown; three sisters, Irene DeClue, Delores Thurmond, and Louella Rogers; and five brothers, Ronald Barton, Donnie Barton, Rick Barton, Alvie Barton and Russell Barton.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday at Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville, where funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday. Rev. John Gibson will officiate.
Burial will be in the Newbern Cemetery in Dow.
Memorials may be given to the family in care of the funeral home, and will be used to assist in the placement of a monument at hergravesite.
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