Dortha Nadine Davis, 91, of Decatur, Illinois, passed away Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at Heartland of Decatur, Decatur, IL.


Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, January 22, 2011 at the Elm River (Brown) Cumberland Presbyterian Church at Mt. Erie, IL with visitation at 10:00 a.m. Burial will be in the Brown Cemetery. In loving memory of Dortha, memorials may be made to the Elm River (Brown) Cumberland Presbyterian Church, c/o Hosselton Funeral Home, P.O. Box 418, Cisne, IL 62823 or to the charity of the donor's choice. On-line condolences may be made to the family at http://www.hosseltonfh.com. Arrangements are under the care of the Hosselton Funeral Home, Cisney, IL.


Dortha Nadine Davis, 91, of Decatur, Illinois, passed away Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at Heartland of Decatur, Decatur, IL.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, January 22, 2011 at the Elm River (Brown) Cumberland Presbyterian Church at Mt. Erie, IL with visitation at 10:00 a.m. Burial will be in the Brown Cemetery. In loving memory of Dortha, memorials may be made to the Elm River (Brown) Cumberland Presbyterian Church, c/o Hosselton Funeral Home, P.O. Box 418, Cisne, IL 62823 or to the charity of the donor's choice. On-line condolences may be made to the family at http://www.hosseltonfh.com. Arrangements are under the care of the Hosselton Funeral Home, Cisney, IL.

Dortha was born on June 20, 1919 in rural Mt. Erie, Wayne County, IL, the daughter of Omer and Amelia (Williams) Enlow. She married Victor R. Davis on September 5, 1939 in Indianapolis, IN. Dortha has been a life-long member of the Presbyterian Church. Victor and Dortha's first date on Easter 1934 was to 'The Brown'. She was a graduate of Champaign Illinois Business College and retired from being a florist in Newton, IL. Dortha enjoyed gardening, crafts from seashells found while living in Lakeland, Florida, painting and fishing. She was a member of the DAR.

Dortha is survived by her sons, Garry E. (Linda) Davis of Decatur, Dennis R. (Julie) Davis of Hudson, WI; grandchildren, Kristy Davis of London, UK, Jeffery (Jamayla) Davis of Springfield, MO, Reason and Madison Davis of Hudson, WI; great-grandsons, Paxton and Jaxon Davis of Springfield, MO; sister, Martha Henman of Olney and brother, Everett (Kathleen) Enlow of Cisne.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Jim, husband Victor and daughter Jane.

The family wishes to thank the staff of Heartland for the compassionate care extended to Dortha.